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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.
IGM Resins appoints key team member for North American leadership
IGM Resins has appointed Andre Berry as Vice President North America and Melissa Lutz has stepped down from her North American leadership role, effective September 14. Berry is part of IGM Resins’ Global Executive Leadership team and will report to Edward Frindt, IGM Resins’ CEO.
ALTANA expands its portfolio in industrial 3D printing with strategic acquisitions
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA is acquiring the business of TLS Technik GmbH & Co. Spezialpulver KG, an internationally leading manufacturer of metal powders for 3D printing, and thus strategically expanding its ECKART division.
RadTech Europe to strengthen its connection with the UV/EB curing industry by rebranding
RTE, the European association for the promotion of the UV/EB curing technology, proudly presents a rebranding to better reflect their new strategy in being a focal point in the UV/EB technology and to unite players in the industry to further strengthen the UV/EB market.
New BYK products win Ringier award
BYK-3480 and BYK-3481, both of which have perfect properties for significantly reducing static surface tension and defoaming in water-based systems, were recently honored by Ringier with the “Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2020” in the “Coatings Industry” category.
ALTANA’s half-year results
After a positive start to the year, in the first half of 2020 the specialty chemicals group ALTANA recorded an overall sales decline of nearly 7 percent to EUR 1,078 million in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Perstorp Group has appointed Ulf Berghult as new CFO
Ulf Berghult has been appointed new CFO at Perstorp Holding AB as of mid-February.
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