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Synthomer receives European Commission clearance for Omnova acquisition

1/21/2020 - Essex, U.K. - Synthomer plc received conditional clearance from the European Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of OmnovaSolutions Inc. Following its Phase 1 investigation, the European Commission concluded that the transaction, as modified by the commitments offered by Synthomer, does not raise any competition concerns. The commitments require divestment of Synthomer’s small VP Latex business in Germany. The VP Latex business represented less than 0.5% of Synthomer’s 2018 sales volume. While financially immaterial, the sale process must be finalized prior to the closing of Synthomer’s acquisition of Omnova. This represents a structural remedy offered by Synthomer to address any concerns regarding the overlap between the two companies’ VP Latex operations. Synthomer has already received a number of expressions of interest for t...

Ashland to report first quarter results January 27

1/21/2020 - Wilmington, DE - Ashland said it plans to report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Monday, January 27, and to host a webcast with securities analysts the following morning. Ashland plans to issue its first quarter earnings release at approximately 5 p.m. ET on January 27. The live webcast with securities analysts, which will include an executive summary and detailed remarks, will take place at 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday, January 28. At the same time, the company will post a slide presentation in the investor relations section of its website at Among those participating in the webcast presentation will be: Guillermo Novo, chairman and chief executive officer; Kevin Willis, senior vice president and chief financial officer; and Seth Mrozek, Ashland’s dir...

Kraiburg TPE introduces Thermolast K flame retardant TPE series

1/21/2020 - Waldkraiburg, Germany - Kraiburg TPE introduces its Thermoplast K flame retardant TPE series for electrical, electronics and other applications. The compound series features high flame retardancy for fire-safe materials. Globally, fire safety regulations are becoming stringent across industries that manufacture products, which are ubiquitous to modern living. Consumer goods, building materials, furniture, vehicles and others are required to meet safety standards before they can even reach the markets. Flame retardant materials are one such solution that can effectively ensure fire worthiness of products made with flammable materials such as plastics and composites. Kraiburg TPE’s Thermoplast K series has selected halogen-free flame-retardant compounds that are capable of extremely high ignition temperature (glow wire ignition temperature ...

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics awarded 2019 Medtronic Supplier Excellence Award

1/21/2020 - Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota Rubber and Plastics announced that it has received the 2019 Supplier Excellence Award from Medtronic. MRP is one of 10 companies from Medtronic’s base of over 48,000 direct and indirect suppliers to receive the award. This award recognizes MRP’s outstanding commitment to Medtronic’s global supplier standards, in delivering superior and balanced performance across the key performance categories of quality, service, cost, innovation and delivery. “On behalf of the entire MRP team, we are proud and extremely appreciative of this recognition from our longstanding partner, Medtronic. This award underscores MRP’s commitment to supporting Medtronic in providing patients with uninterrupted therapy, by consistently exceeding standards and raising the bar through adaptability, flexibility and teamwork to provide high qua...

Greene, Tweed appoints William Rottschaefer as director of business development

1/21/2020 - Kulpsville, PA – Greene, Tweed announces the appointment of William Rottschaefer as director of business development. Said to be a seasoned professional in the industry, Rottschaefer is well positioned to accelerate Greene, Tweed’s growth through the execution of strategic initiatives. Rottschaefer comes to Greene, Tweed after serving as director of strategic planning and development for Trinseo, where he created and implemented the company’s corporate development function and oversaw Trinseo’s deal pipeline. Prior to joining Trinseo, Rottschaefer held a similar role at TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics), along with a myriad of investment banking roles focused on mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Rottschaefer received a master’s degree in business from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s de...

Global RTV silicone market to grow at a CAGR of 4.13 percent through 2029

1/21/2020 - Dublin, Ireland - The global RTV silicone market is predicted to grow at a significant CAGR of 4.13 percent on the basis of value during the forecast period 2019-2029, reaching $1.72 billion by 2029, according to Asia-Pacific dominated the global RTV silicone market with a share of 41.82 percent in 2018. Asia-Pacific, including the major countries such as China, is the most prominent region for the RTV silicone market. In North America, the U.S. acquired a major market share in 2019 due to a growing construction and aerospace sector in the country. The global RTV silicone market has gained widespread importance owing to a gradually developing automotive and construction industry. However, the usage of other sealants such as epoxy and acrylic sealants for various applications may hamper the market growth of the RTV ...

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Global conductive silicone market forecast at $3.8 billion by 2025

1/20/2020 - Pune, India - The global Conductive Silicone market size is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025, with a CAGR of 3.9% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025 and will expected to reach USD 3811.6 million by 2025, from USD 3269.9 million in 2019 according to The Conductive Silicone market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional and country-level market size, segmentation market growth, market share, competitive Landscape, sales analysis, impact of domestic and global market players, value chain optimization, trade regulations, recent developments, opportunities analysis, strategic market growth analysis, product launches, area marketplace expanding, and technological innovations. Conductive Silicone market is split by Type and by Application. For the... (read more)

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