Rohm and Haas wax compounds sold to Hexion.
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Columbus, OH, has signed a
definitive agreement to purchase the global wax compounds business of
Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia, PA. Under the agreement, Hexion will
acquire Rohm and Haas' wax compounds technology and product lines,
manufacturing equipment, and other business assets. The products include
wax compounds for sheet-fed and heat-set printing processes, as well as
solvent-based compounds and water-based wax emulsions. Hexion will
transfer the wax compounds production from Rohm and Haas' facility
in France to one of its own production plants.