FMC acquire RheinPerChemie’s European Persulfates business

FMC to acquire RheinPerChemie’s European Persulfates business

2:54 PM, 28th July 2011
FMC to acquire RheinPerChemie’s European Persulfates business

PHILADELPHIA, US: FMC Corporation will acquire the European persulfates business of RheinPerChemie GmbH from Unionchimica SpA. The acquisition will strengthen FMC Peroxygens’ global reach by establishing a market position for persulfates in Europe. FMC expects to close the sale by year-end. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

RheinPerChemie manufactures persulfates in Rheinfelden, Germany and has a sales office in Hamburg, Germany.

“We are pleased with the first step of our Vision 2015 strategy that will allow us to globalize our specialty peroxygens franchises in environmental, electronics, food safety and other applications,” said Mark Douglas, President, Industrial Chemicals, FMC.

“RheinPerChemie is an excellent business that will immediately broaden our peroxygens portfolio for Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” added Douglas.

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