The board of Innophos Holdings has unanimously agreed to be acquired by private equity firm One Rock Capital Partners. The $32/share deal equates to a transaction value of about $932 million, including debt.
Susan Miller, director of public relations at marketing agency 5MetaCom, looks at how chemicals companies should respond to different types of crisis.
Sophie Gibb of Surfachem looks at how formulators can address the demand for environment-friendly ingredients in HI&I products.
Italmatch Chemicals, a speciality chemicals company focused on additives for water and process treatment, oil and gas, industrial lubricants and plastics, has followed up previous acquisitions with Water Science Technologies (WST), which supplies chemicals and blends.
Ohio-based chemicals distributor Maroon Group has acquired Cambrian Solutions, a Canadian distributor of specialty ingredients and chemicals.
Robinson Brothers, a UK manufacturer of speciality organic chemicals, celebrated 150 years in business on 14 September, with a special event. This was attended by some 900 people, including employees’ families, shareholders and industry partners.