Evonik Industries has acquired Arkema’s Methacrylate Specialty Esters business.
ESSSEN, Germany – Evonik Industries has acquired Arkema’s Methacrylate Specialty Esters business. With this acquisition, Evonik enhances its competence in the Performance Polymers business unit as a specialist in methacrylate chemistry. The acquisition includes the following products: 2-ethylhexyl methacrylate (2-EHMA), dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate (MADAME), and n- and i-butyl methacrylate (n-BUMA and i-BUMA).
The products will be integrated into the VISIOMER® sales range for methacrylate monomers, which comprises more than 50 monomers. The product VISIOMER DMAEMA will be marketed under the name VISIOMER MADAME™ in the future.
Evonik Acquires Methacrylate Specialty Esters Business
June 1, 2010