AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals (formerly Eka Chemicals) today announced that it has agreed to divest its water treatment business, Purate. The prospective buyer is US based Ecolab Inc. The parties have signed an agreement under which Ecolab will begin operating the business upon completion of the proposed transaction. This is anticipated to occur early June, 2013, subject to ...
AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals (formerly Eka Chemicals) has agreed in principle to divest its water treatment chemicals business in Finland, including the related production facility in Oulu, to the Feralco Group. The transaction aims to be completed by the end of April 2013.
Demand for AkzoNobel’s microspheres is increasing strongly at the global level and Expancel, an AkzoNobel trademark, is to retain its leading position in that market. In 2011, AkzoNobel invested more than €30 million in its production facility for microspheres in Stockvik, outside Sundsvall, Sweden. The objective is to grow, and today, the extended plant is to be inaugurated
Every day is safety day, but on September 21 we are celebrating AkzoNobel's global Safety Day highlighting activities and programmes that is ongoing in the company to improve our safety and our sustainability. Safety is of paramount importance to all of our 55,000 colleagues, because we simply don’t want anyone to get hurt at our workplace. Take Care!