ID
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical Engineering MagazineChementator Briefs
New adsorbent Last month, BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) launched…
BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEENGINEERING PRACTICEENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEREQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUS
ConvalFocus on Valves
These versatile, modular valves enable quick installation More than 2,500…
NEW PRODUCTS + Show More

Comment Business & Economics

Axens to acquire activated alumina business

By Gerald Ondrey |

Axens (Rueil Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) has signed an Asset Sale Agreement (ASA) with Canada-based Rio Tinto Alcan regarding the sale by Rio Tinto Alcan of its activated alumina business in Brockville, Ontario, Canada.  “Acquisition of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Brockville will complete our activated alumina portfolio in order to help us better serve our customers. The Brockville business will also bring us growth potential for new markets worldwide. Axens is very pleased to welcome on board the Brockville team that have successfully developed this business,”says Jean Sentenac, chairman and CEO of Axens.  The terms of the ASA are confidential. The transaction is expected to close by end-September 2010.
Related Content
Business News October 2018
Plant Watch Dow announces investment plans to increase global silicones production September 12, 2018 — The Dow Chemical Company (Dow;…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
How can accurate pH measurement prevent power plant corrosion?
Five Reasons Why Chemical Companies Are Switching to Tunable Diode Laser Analyzer Technology
Simplify sensor handling and maintenance with ISM
Three reasons to measure pH in-line
ABB Ability™ technology to transform BASF rotating equipment into intelligent machinery and improve uptime and reliability

View More

Live chat by BoldChat