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199 Benson Rd.
Middlebury, CT 06749 US
Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., which is now in bankruptcy proceedings, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its PVC additives business to SK Capital Partners, a New York–based private equity firm focusing on specialty materials, chemicals, and healthcare.
Two big filings for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection occurred in March.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Two big filings for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection occurred last month.
Germany’s Baerlocher (U.S. headquarters in Dover, Ohio) has acquired the proprietary organic-based heat stabilizer (OBS) business of Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., for rigid PVC applications.
Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., has completed the sale of its EPDM business and Celogen blowing agents for rubber (not plastics) to Lion Copolymer, LLC, Baton Rouge, La., which makes SBR rubber.
Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., will sell its organic peroxides business, including a plant in Marshall, Texas, to Pergan GmbH, a peroxide producer in Bocholt, Germany. www.pergan.com
Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., one of the world’s three largest EPDM producers, will sell its EPDM business and some of its rubber chemicals to Lion Chemical Capital, LLC of New York and Houston.
Increases in capacity for epoxy plasticizers used in PVC are under way at Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., and Ferro Corp.’s Organic Specialties Group, Independence, Ohio.
Processors of rigid PVC pipe, window profiles, siding, fencing, and doors can save money and speed compound mixing by using a new grade of white mineral oil as an external lubricant in place of the usual paraffin wax.