On July 1st 2019, Arkema completed the acquisition of ArrMaz, a global leader in specialty surfactants for crop nutrition, mining and infrastructure markets. The acquisition of this profitable, resilient and low capital intensive business, which has an accretive impact from the first year, is another milestone in Arkema’s growth journey towards specialties that contributes to further reinforcing the Group’s profile.
On May 22nd, Jiangte Mining and ArrMaz formally signed a strategic cooperation agreement to further enhance lithium beneficiation technology. Working together, the two companies will focus on the research and application of lithium mica mineral collectors/reagents, process technology innovations, and concentrate grade stability and improvement.
Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, today announced that ArrMaz, a global leader in specialty chemicals, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Arkema Group (“Arkema”) (PA:AKE) for approximately $570 million.
The March issue of World Fertilizer Magazine features an article in which ArrMaz’s Director of Coatings Technology, Lucas Moore, discusses one of ArrMaz’s latest innovations: a low-viscosity coating technology for phosphate-based fertilizers.
ArrMaz’s CEO, Dave Keselica, is featured in the front cover story of the March issue of Industrial Minerals Magazine. The article focuses on the growth of the lithium market and how ArrMaz is playing a key role in its future.