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February 4, 2014
Altana acquires wax emulsions business from DSM
The specialty chemicals group Altana (Wesel, Germany; www.altana.com)
has acquired technologies and customer-specific know-how in the field of polypropylene wax emulsions from Royal DSM N.V. (Heerlen, The Netherlands; www.dsm.com)
. The products can be used to coat glass fibers, which are needed for the manufacturing of composites. They are typically used in the construction industry and the automotive sector.