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Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. (Nova), a leading manufacturer of high-purity solvents, broke ground on a new facility in the Pocatalico East Industrial Site in Sumter, South Carolina on August 12th. This expansion is one of Nova’s large-scale growth projects announced in late 2019. Phase one construction is expected to be complete in 2022 with the full project completion expected by 2024.

August 26, 2021

Philippe Deecke appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Lonza Group

onza today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Philippe Deecke as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Lonza Group. The appointment will be effective from 1 December 2021. Philippe will succeed Rodolfo J. Savitzky as a member of the Lonza Executive Committee.

August 26, 2021

Archroma announces Chief Financial Officer succession

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that it has appointed Thomas Bucher as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 1 October 2021, replacing Roland Waibel who will retire.

August 18, 2021

LANXESS completes acquisition of Emerald Kalama Chemical

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS completed the second-largest acquisition in its history on August 3 with the takeover of Emerald Kalama Chemical. The US-based specialty chemicals manufacturer was majority-owned by affiliates of private equity firm American Securities LLC. All required regulatory approvals have been received.

August 3, 2021

Pilot Chemical Company Increasing Production Capacity

Cincinnati, OH - Pilot Chemical Company is taking steps to increase production capacity of its differentiated product lines to allow for future demand increases. To do this, the company is undertaking a multi-phase expansion of its proprietary ice-cold sulfonation technology at its production site in Middletown, Ohio. The entire project is due to be completed by the second half of 2023.

August 2, 2021