The former AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has relaunched as Nouryon. The move follows the recent acquisition of the business by The Carlyle Group. Read more

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and INEOS Nitriles have signed a long-term co-operation agreement allowing AkzoNobel to expand its production of biodegradable chelates, used in detergents and other industries... Read more

AkzoNobel announces the sale of 100% of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion. Read more

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will start supplying the first-ever emulsion-based organic peroxides in the U.S. for the manufacture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Read more

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is extending its offering of Kromasil silica products to support key steps in drug development. The new line addresses unmet needs in the SFC market and will strengthen the company's leadership position in chromatography Read more


AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, DSM, Google and Philips have started receiving power from the Bouwdokken wind farm in the Netherlands - a milestone achievement resulting from a unique green energy purchasing consortium they jointly established. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is partnering with RISE Research Institutes of Sweden forestry group Södrato and BillerudKorsnäs to explore the opportunities for producing green hydrogen and 'electrofuels' using renewable electricity. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has agreed to use watermark technology developed by FiliGrade, one of the winners of the 2017 Imagine Chemistry challenge - a program through which the company collaborates with startups, scale-ups and scientists. Read more

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have successfully started production at their new joint venture to produce chlorine and potassium hydroxide at the company's Ibbenbüren site in Germany. Read more

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