Innospec acquires Huntsman surfactants | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 32 | pp. 12-13 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 8, 2016

Innospec acquires Huntsman surfactants

Department: Business
Keywords: specialty chemicals, surfactants, personal care

Innospec has agreed to acquire Huntsman Corp.’s European surfactants business for $225 million. Based in Belgium, the business has annual sales of around $230 million from plants in France, Italy, and Spain. Innospec says the purchase is in keeping with its desire to expand in the personal care sector. Huntsman says it is committed to its remaining surfactants businesses in the U.S. and Australia, which it describes as being backward integrated into essential feedstocks.

 
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