COWICK HALL, UK – Croda International Plc. has completed the acquisition of the Specialty Products business of Arizona Chemical, Jacksonville, FL.

The acquisition brings Croda a portfolio of leading oil gelling polymers, further expanding Croda’s footprint in the polymers arena, while strengthening Croda’s position as leaders in specialty chemicals from renewable resources. The technologies of the acquired business are naturally derived polyamides with high bio-renewable content, presently marketed as SYLVACLEAR™, SYLVASOL™, UNICLEAR™ and SYLVAGEL™.

Croda will immediately start the transition of these the products into its portfolio, including the transfer of production to an existing Croda manufacturing site in Europe.