Germany’s Merck Buys Chinese Pigment Firm | September 14, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 37 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 37 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 14, 2009

Germany’s Merck Buys Chinese Pigment Firm

Department: Business
Keywords: Merck, pigments, China

Merck KGaA has acquired Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development, a Chinese supplier of special-effects pigments, for close to $41 million. Taizhu is located in Taicang, near Shanghai, and has 300 employees. Merck says the firm’s sales of more than $20 million last year make it one of China’s biggest effects pigment makers.

 
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