Italmatch to take over US-based Detrex

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

The Italian chemicals group is in line for its third acquisition this year, by taking over fellow speciality chemicals company Detrex, which has a strong presence in US end markets.

Italian speciality chemicals producer Italmatch Chemicals has entered into a definite agreement to acquire US-based chemicals company Detrex Corporation, the third acquisition it has pursued in 2017 to date.

The merger agreement was announced this week, through which a subsidiary of Italmatch will take over Detrex for a sum...

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