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Cognis Aroma and Fragrances Acquired by Kao

November 14, 2005

l JAPAN: Kao Corp. purchased the aroma and fragrance operations of Cognis Deutschland GmbH, including business rights, manufacturing patents and trademarks, for an estimated $39.2 million. Kao plans to introduce the Ambroxan aroma chemical line to its plant in Spain. The Cognis division has annual sales of approximately $32.6 million.
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