Breaking News

Dyneon To Purchase Solvay Fluoropolymers

November 11, 2005

Solvay America Inc. and Dyneon LLC entered into a binding letter of intent for the sale of Solvay Fluoropolymers to Dyneon in August. The agreement is subject to final regulatory approvals. Dyneon LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M.

The pending sale reflects Dyneon’s plan to grow its fluropolymers business, according to company executives. Solvay Fluoropolymers sells polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) homopolymers and copolymers and has manufacturing facilities in Decatur, AL. The facilities include a 50% interest in Alventia LLC, a joint venture with Dyneon.
  • It’s Magic!

    It’s Magic!

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||March 20, 2017
    Argan oil-infused ‘Moroccan’ lip care brand jumps from WholeFoods into CVS.

  • On the Cutler Edge

    On the Cutler Edge

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||March 13, 2017
    Top brand source at Redken forecasts up-to-the-minute hair trends.

  • Take The Hint

    Take The Hint

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||March 13, 2017
    Water brand forays into sun protection by capitalizing on scent and experience.

  • Supply-Side Innovations

    Supply-Side Innovations

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||March 1, 2017
    Raw material suppliers roll up their sleeves and roll out their new products for the global cleaning industry.

  • New Faces in Familiar Places

    New Faces in Familiar Places

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||March 1, 2017
    The American Cleaning Institute officially welcomed its new president.

  • Special Delivery

    Special Delivery

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||March 1, 2017
    UV protection is important, but what good is that sunscreen if consumers won’t apply it?