The former Akzo Specialty Chemicals, recently acquired by The Carlyle Group, is being renamed as Nouryon. The company changed their name to increase their potential as an independent, global specialty chemicals leader.
Fires can spread quickly and have a devastating impact. Therefore, it is often necessary to add flame retardants to everyday items to reduce the risk of fire and meet governmental and industry regulatory standards.
SK Capital recently announced that they are acquiring SI Group, a chemical manufacturer and longstanding partner of H.M. Royal. SK Capital made the announcement on June 1st, and the deal is set to close in the second half of 2018.