India's Artek Surfin has acquired plastic additives supplier Galata Chemicals.

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Galata Chemicals, Southbury, Connecticut (formerly Chemtura Vinyl Additives), has been acquired by Artek Surfin Chemicals which, along with its group company Sterling Auxiliaries, is one of India’s  largest specialty chemical companies. Galatata was spun off by Chemtura in 2009, and has been owned by New York City-based private investment firm Aterian Investment Partners, which announced the closing of the acquisition with Artek.  Galata has a comprehensive portfolio of organotin heat stabilizers, mixed-metal heat stabilizers, epoxidized soybean oil, bio-based plasticizers, organotin catalysts, and polymer modifiers for rigid and flexible PVC.(click to add body)