Solenis acquires Belgian coating company, Topchim

Solenis acquires Belgian coating company, Topchim

6:53 AM, 8th March 2018
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WILMINGTON, US: Solenis International LP (coating company for Solenis) has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Topchim NV (Topchim). Headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, Topchim is a leading ecological coating company for the paper, cardboard, and packaging converting industries in Europe.

Solenis will integrate the Topchim business as part of its strategy to expand its offering to the pulp and paper market.

“The purchase of Topchim represents Solenis’ commitment to new and innovative technologies. The acquisition will enable Solenis to serve the growing barrier coatings market while maintaining our commitment to environmental sustainability,” said John Panichella, Solenis president and CEO.

“Through the development of proprietary technologies based on bio-renewable materials, Topchim has created a distinct competitive advantage in the barrier coatings market,” said Ludwig Krapsch, vice president, Solenis pulp and paper EMEA.

“We are excited to join the Solenis family. The combination of Topchim’s pioneering technologies and talented team with Solenis’ global network and reputation of service excellence provides a unique platform to grow sustainable products globally,” added Eric Jonsson, managing director, Topchim.

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