Michelman

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Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing-press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging, paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.

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STAT | March 10, 2020

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Chemical Watch | February 12, 2020

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American Chemistry Council | June 26, 2020

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The push to increase testing in the U.S. for the novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19 has hit a new stumbling block: shortages of key chemicals needed to start up and run the tests. In particular, one key product, made by the diagnostics testing giant Qiagen, is in dwindling supply. The chemical is used to isolate the virus’ genetic material, or RNA, so that it can be tested. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told Politico, which first repor...

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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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American Chemistry Council | June 26, 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the US and world economies into the worst recession in decades, and the US chemical industry will see a sharp decline before rebounding next year, according to the an updated outlook from the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The trade association’s baseline prediction is for a 9.3% decline in US chemical production volume this year. Its pessimistic outlook, in which COVID-19 cases start spiking again, is for a 14.7% production decline, and i...

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