Cologne/Paris, March 5, 2021 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS completed the acquisition of the French company INTACE SAS on March 1, 2021. The Paris-based biocide company is a manufacturer of specialty fungicides for the packaging industry. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
The biocides businesses now acquired account for annual sales in the mid single-digit million euro range. LANXESS will integrate them into the Biocides business line within its Material Protection Products business unit. The products are used in particular in paper, paperboard, soap packaging, labels and banknotes.
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019. The company currently has about 14,400 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.
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