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

Oct 22, 2014 14:15 GMT AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AkzoNobel today announced the €5 million divestment of its 50 percent share in non-consolidated joint venture Eka Synthomer Oy, to Synthomer.

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

Oct 22, 2014 08:44 GMT AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals 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.

Oct 01, 2014 12:05 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo, the Swedish producer of natural flame retardant Apyrum, and Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH (NRC), based in Hamburg Germany, have agreed to continue their partnership and agreement to include Apyrum in NRC’s portfolio of specialty chemicals.

Alkor Drakas reports positive test results with Deflamo's flame retardant technology Apyrum. Proceeds with large scale production tests and final customer approvement.

Sep 23, 2014 09:53 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo and Alkor Draka, one of Europe’s largest producers of flexible PVC films, are currently evaluating Deflamo’s flame retardant technology Apyrum. The cooperation with Deflamo makes it possible for Alkor Draka to replace its use of hazardous flame retardants with a solution that is both environmentally superior and high-performance.

Sep 18, 2014 08:27 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo, developing and manufacturing eco-friendly flame retardant products, has completed the laboratory investment as previously announced; a cone calorimeter and a laboratory two roll mill. The new equipment will reduce the time for development considerably, both for Deflamo as well as its customers, and is expected to be installed and ready for use end of September.

Sep 17, 2014 14:53 GMT Fixturlaser As of September 15, 2014, Elos Fixturlaser AB changes its company name to ACOEM AB. Please note that this is only a name change. The company’s corporate identification number, addresses, as well as all company contact information remain unchanged.

Deflamo and MKF-Ergis, one of Europe's largest plastic film producers, proceed with application testing on a larger scale

Sep 16, 2014 07:25 GMT Deflamo AB Deflamo, the Swedish producer of the natural flame retardant Apyrum, and MKF-Ergis Sp. z o.o. a subsidiary of the Ergis Group and one of Europe’s largest plastic film producers, have finished initial laboratory trials and agreed to continue testing the application on a larger scale.

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

Jul 08, 2014 06:25 GMT AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals 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.

Elos Fixturlaser acquired by the French group ACOEM

Jul 02, 2014 09:48 GMT Fixturlaser Elos Fixturlaser has been acquired by the French company ACOEM. The acquisition strengthens ACOEM’s position in its strategy in the field of predictive maintenance. Complementing the French company’s ONEPROD condition monitoring solutions, Fixturlaser’s innovative laser based shaft alignment tools will position ACOEM as market leader in the field of smart industrial maintenance.

DEFLAMO: Major Investment in Test Equipment Speeds Up Development Cycle and Creates Unique Position

May 12, 2014 12:40 GMT Deflamo AB DEFLAMO, a company developing and manufacturing eco-friendly flame retardant products under the brand name Apyrum, has decided to make a strategic investment in the company’s laboratory equipment.