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IGM Shanghai Company Name Change - IGM Resins (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd.
To meet the IGM’s development strategy, "IGM Resins International Trading (Shanghai) Co., LTD." will change name for "IGM Resins (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd." immediately. All the business of "IGM Resins International Trading (Shanghai) Co., LTD." continue to be operated by "IGM Resins (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd.", at the same time "IGM Resins (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd." continue to serve as IGM Asia regional headquarters.
ALTANA completes acquisition of TLS business with metal powders for 3D printing
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has completed the acquisition of the business of TLS Technik GmbH & Co. Spezialpulver KG, thus strategically expanding its ECKART division. TLS, based in Bitterfeld, Germany, has more than 25 years of experience and is one of the leading international specialists in the production of high-quality metal powders for industrial 3D printing.
Two new BYK additives ring in the year 2021
BYK-329, a silicone-containing surface additive for both solvent-free and solvent-borne systems, is the new BYK product on the market that greatly reduces surface tension, especially in floor coatings and general industrial coatings, and promotes leveling and defoaming properties.
IGM Resins appoints Wilfrid Gambade as CEO
IGM Resins has appointed Wilfrid Gambade as CEO, effective January 1. Mr. Gambade, based in IGM’s headquarters in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, leads IGM Resins’ Global Executive Leadership team and succeeds Edward Frindt as CEO. Mr. Frindt joined the company in 2012 and will retire from IGM after Q1.
Perstorp Group granted unique RCF backed by the Swedish Export Credit Agency (EKN)
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market with a focus on polyols & solutions, advanced chemicals and animal nutrition, has been granted a liquidity enhancing Revolving Credit Facility of SEK 600 m.
IGM Resins successfully produces first batch of photoinitiator in Anqing
IGM Resins is proud to announce that on November 23rd 2020, precisely 13 months after the formal groundbreaking ceremony, the first batch of photoinitiator was successfully produced at IGM Technology & Development Co., Ltd in Anqing, China.
Perstorp plan to reduce carbon emission with half million tons by producing sustainable methanol
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has developed a production concept to produce methanol from a large variety of recovered end-of-life streams and hydrogen from electrolysis. Project AIR will build a first-of-a-kind, large scale, commercial Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) unit to produce sustainable methanol.
Dr. Christian Przybyla to become President of ALTANA’s ECKART division
Dr. Christian Przybyla (51) will become Chairman of the Management Board of ECKART GmbH, based in Hartenstein near Nuremberg, Germany, on March 1, 2021, and will thus also take over the global management of ECKART, one of the four divisions of the specialty chemicals group ALTANA.