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Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business

Northern lights
Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the sale of Perstorp BioProducts, a leading producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together with a member of the subsidiary’s management team. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

BYK Team Wins ALTANA Innovation Award 2018 for New Additive Product Line

Altana Innovation Award
The specialty chemicals company ALTANA presented the ALTANA Innovation Award for the seventh time. This year, the redevelopment of specific additives was awarded. As an international team of the BYK division, Byungdu Bae, Dr. Marc Eberhardt, Mark Heekeren and Dr. Guillaume Jaunky developed a new family of hydrophilic additives based on advanced technologies and, most notably, brought the flagship BYK®-3560 from the lab onto the market. The product series is highly innovative due to the fact that it offers completely new solutions for recoatability in multilayered systems.

IST Metz is one of Germany’s best training companies

For the second time, the business magazine Capital has honored Germany’s best trainers. Of 700 companies, 154 were named “Germany’s Best Trainers”. With 18 points, IST Metz is one of the companies to receive the award and obtains 4 out of 5 stars on the rating scale.

ALTANA Invests in Velox, an Industrial Digital Printing Company

Velox
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA invests in the Israeli industrial digital printing company Velox Ltd., expanding its technology and investment portfolio in this area. The parties have agreed not to disclose the investment amount.

Perstorp to invest €14+ million in Feed & Food

Perstorp corn field
Malmö November 6, 2018 - Establishing satellite production units in Asia and the Americas to be closer to these markets and customers. Significantly increasing manpower resources in R&D, regulatory affairs, supply chain, operations, marketing and sales. Expanding the plant in the Netherlands… Perstorp Group firmly invests in the Feed & Food Business Area. The goal: boosting next generation solutions for gut health and preservation. Executive Vice president Roger Mann: ‘Consumer demands favor next generation solutions such as the ones we provide. Perstorp has seen this potential. Enlarging our presence allows us to meet these demands.’

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