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We don’t just make chemicals. We solve problems. Let our chemical expertise enhance your competitive advantage in a tough market. We work with companies to innovate and achieve commercial success through the manufacture of high-performance materials and additives and expert advisory and consulting services. We don’t just sell chemicals; we solve problems and deliver solutions, leveraging nearly one hundred years of applied chemical technology to help our customers commercialize their products profitably. Whether you are part of a small company or a Fortune 500 organization, we value your relationship and want to serve your long-term needs for analytical and specialty chemicals.

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GFS CHEMICALS ADDS NEW PRODUCT TO INDUSTRY LEADING SOLUTIONS

prnewswire | May 07, 2019

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GFS Chemicals has added a new product to its list of non-aqueous hydrogen chloride solutions. The new product is a three-molar solution of hydrogen chloride in isopropyl acetate, which will allow GFS to service a growing customer base in more demanding process chemistries."These products have been a natural fit at GFS for many years," said President and CEO J. Steel Hutchinson. "Our focus on quality, consistency, and service aligns with the needs of manufacturers of all sizes.&quo...

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GERMAN CHEMICALS GROUP ATOTECH FILES FOR AN ESTIMATED $1 BILLION US IPO

Nasdaq | January 15, 2020

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Atotech, a Carlyle-backed specialty chemicals company carved out of Total, filed on Wednesday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.However, the deal size is likely a placeholder for an IPO that we estimate could raise $1 billion. The Berlin, Germany-based company was founded in 1993 and booked $1.2 billion in revenue for the 12 months ended September 30, 2019. It plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol ATC. Atotech filed confidentially on June 7, 2019. ...

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SASOL CONFIRMS INCIDENT AT LAKE CHARLES CHEMICALS PROJECT (LCCP) LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE UNIT

PR Newswire | January 14, 2020

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The new LDPE unit had not yet achieved beneficial operation (BO) as planned for in December 2019. The unit was in the final stages of commissioning and startup when the incident occurred. The unit has been shut down and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident, the extent of the damage and resulting impact on the LDPE unit's BO schedule. All other Lake Charles units and previously commissioned LCCP units, namely the ethane cracker, ethylene glycol/ethylene oxide an...

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LANXESS COMPLETES SALE OF CHROME CHEMICAL BUSINESS

Chemical Technology | January 13, 2020

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German specialty chemicals company Lanxess has completed the sale of its chrome chemicals business to Chinese leather chemicals producer Brother Enterprises for €80m ($89m). The deal was first announced on 12 August last year, when the two companies signed an agreement. Lanxess noted that the transaction obtained all the necessary approvals from the relevant antitrust authorities. A part of Lanxess Leather business unit, the chrome chemicals business has been generating an annual revenue of...

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GFS CHEMICALS ADDS NEW PRODUCT TO INDUSTRY LEADING SOLUTIONS

prnewswire | May 07, 2019

GFS Chemicals has added a new product to its list of non-aqueous hydrogen chloride solutions. The new product is a three-molar solution of hydrogen chloride in isopropyl acetate, which will allow GFS to service a growing customer base in more demanding process chemistries."These products have been a natural fit at GFS for many years," said President and CEO J. Steel Hutchinson. "Our focus on quality, consistency, and service aligns with the needs of manufacturers of all sizes.&quo...

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GERMAN CHEMICALS GROUP ATOTECH FILES FOR AN ESTIMATED $1 BILLION US IPO

Nasdaq | January 15, 2020

Atotech, a Carlyle-backed specialty chemicals company carved out of Total, filed on Wednesday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.However, the deal size is likely a placeholder for an IPO that we estimate could raise $1 billion. The Berlin, Germany-based company was founded in 1993 and booked $1.2 billion in revenue for the 12 months ended September 30, 2019. It plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol ATC. Atotech filed confidentially on June 7, 2019. ...

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SASOL CONFIRMS INCIDENT AT LAKE CHARLES CHEMICALS PROJECT (LCCP) LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE UNIT

PR Newswire | January 14, 2020

The new LDPE unit had not yet achieved beneficial operation (BO) as planned for in December 2019. The unit was in the final stages of commissioning and startup when the incident occurred. The unit has been shut down and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident, the extent of the damage and resulting impact on the LDPE unit's BO schedule. All other Lake Charles units and previously commissioned LCCP units, namely the ethane cracker, ethylene glycol/ethylene oxide an...

Read More
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LANXESS COMPLETES SALE OF CHROME CHEMICAL BUSINESS

Chemical Technology | January 13, 2020

German specialty chemicals company Lanxess has completed the sale of its chrome chemicals business to Chinese leather chemicals producer Brother Enterprises for €80m ($89m). The deal was first announced on 12 August last year, when the two companies signed an agreement. Lanxess noted that the transaction obtained all the necessary approvals from the relevant antitrust authorities. A part of Lanxess Leather business unit, the chrome chemicals business has been generating an annual revenue of...

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