Speciality products deliver robust 2014 financials for Elementis

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The global chemicals maker which supplies the coatings, oilfield and personal care markets recorded a 4% increase in pre-tax profits, despite uneven geographical growth in its main industrial end markets and difficulties in the oilfield sector, suggesting the resilience of Elementis’ innovation strategy.

Chemicals maker Elementis Plc. today reported a 4% rise in pre-tax profit to $141.9m, up from $136m in 2013, thanks to a strong performance in speciality products.

Sales for the UK-listed company, which has a global market presence and reports its...

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