Netherlands-based Akzo Chemicals will acquire the remaining 50% shares in the Texas Alkyls joint venture with Hercules, Wilmington, DE. Akzo becomes the sole owner of the operations, technology and physical plants of the company, which has a production plant and technical center in Deer Park, TX, manufacturing facilities in Paulinia, Brazil and Seneffe, Belgium as well as a metal alkyls plant under construction in Cologne, Germany. Texas Alkyls produces a broad range of metal alkyls, used as cocatalysts in the production of polyolefins, and in the production of synthetic rubber.
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|Title Annotation:||Business Briefs: Acquisitions, Expansions|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Nov 1, 1991|
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