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AkzoNobel completes divestment of Paper Chemicals business

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2015 11:40 GMT

AkzoNobel has finalized the €153 million divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira. The deal was first announced in July 2014. “This is another important step in our strategy to focus on leading positions in bleaching chemicals, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres,” says Niek Stapel, Managing Director Pulp and Performance Chemicals.

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AkzoNobel to divest 50 percent stake in Eka Synthomer Oy joint venture

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2014 14:15 GMT

AkzoNobel today announced the €5 million divestment of its 50 percent share in non-consolidated joint venture Eka Synthomer Oy, to Synthomer.

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AkzoNobel’s colloidal silica supports cutting-edge applications in China

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2014 08:44 GMT

The AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Scientific Board hosted a seminar with focus on innovative high performance silica and polymer materials in Shanghai, October 16-17. Dr. Lifeng Li founder and owner of Shanghai based company Excilon New Materials Technology Co Ltd was one of the speakers presenting the development of ceramic coating, one application for AkzoNobel’s colloidal silica products.

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AkzoNobel to divest Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2014 06:25 GMT

AkzoNobel today announced the intended sale of its global Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million. Paper Chemicals is part of the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business and generated annual revenue of €243 million in 2013.

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AkzoNobel officially opens Imperatriz Chemical Island in Brazil

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2014 12:00 GMT

AkzoNobel’s new €80 million Imperatriz Chemical Island in Brazil is now operational and has started supplying the Suzano Maranhão Pulp Mill in northern Brazil. Operated by the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business, the state-of-the-art Imperatriz facility represents AkzoNobel’s second major investment in the Brazilian Pulp Industry within a two years’ time frame.

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Aquatic Life Sciences and AkzoNobel sign new business agreement

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2014 16:00 GMT

AkzoNobel’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business (formerly known as Eka Chemicals) has signed a business agreement to transfer ownership of the New Animal Drug Approval (NADA) sponsorship and trademarks for 35% PEROX-AID® to Aquatic Life Sciences. Both companies are keen to grow the use of 35% PEROX-AID® in the aquaculture industry.

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AkzoNobel finalizes divestment of its Purate water treatment business

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2013 20:00 GMT

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals have signed an agreement regarding the divestment of its Purate water treatment business, effective December 2, 2013.

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AkzoNobel to further invest in colloidal silica production

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2013 13:00 GMT

AkzoNobel’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business has announced its intention to increase capacity at several of its colloidal silica production sites. The planned expansions - at facilities in Asia and Europe - should be completed in the latter half of 2014. Colloidal silica is used in a wide variety of everyday products...

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Expancel microspheres go mobile

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2013 12:58 GMT

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals recently launched a mobile version of the Expancel website, specifically tailored for smartphones and tablets. “This is one of several ways to increase our service to our customers in a growing global market,” says Ingrid Aksnes, Global Market Communication Manager for Expancel.

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Alkoholstöld på AkzoNobels anläggning i Bohus / Theft of alcohol from AkzoNobel’s Bohus facility

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2013 14:51 GMT

Cirka 150 liter 99,9% teknisk etanol (alkohol) har stulits vid AkzoNobel i Bohus. Stölden upptäcktes 19 juni och en polisanmälan har gjorts. Etanolen förvarades i ett låst utrymme på det inhägnade fabriksområdet. Låset till dörren är uppbrutet. Företaget befarar att etanolen säljs vidare. Det är framförallt den höga koncentrationen som gör att produkten är skadlig. Företaget samarbetar med polisen

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About AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals

A leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres.

We are a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by our customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Our 2,400 employees operate in 35 countries. Pulp and Performance Chemicals forms a business unit within AkzoNobel, which is the world’s largest paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

Our key businesses and brands:
» Eka
» Kromasil
» Expancel
» Eka Fine Chemicals
» Bindzil (Colloidal Silica)
» Levasil (Colloidal Silica)

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  • AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals
  • Head Office - Visiting address Lilla Bommen 1
  • 411 04 Göteborg, Sweden