Artek Surfin and Aterian Investment Partners are pleased to announce that they have closed on their previous announced transaction whereby Artek has acquired Aterian’s shares in Galata Chemicals. Galata Chemicals is a leading supplier of plastic additives with a comprehensive portfolio of organotin heat stabilizers, mixed metal heat stabilizers, epoxidized soybean oil, bio-based plasticizers, organotin catalysts, and polymer modifiers. Lazard Middle Market advised on the transaction.
Galata Chemicals announced the grand opening of its newest Technical Center in Navi Mumbai, India. “Galata Chemicals is committed to investing in technology and bringing innovative solutions to our customers in the region,” said Steven McKeown, President and COO of Galata Chemicals.
Southbury, CT – Galata Chemicals is pleased to introduce Drapex® Alpha 200C, the latest advancement in the Alpha series of natural oil-based primary plasticizers.
Southbury, Connecticut – Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of additives for PVC and other specialty applications, announced the promotion of Steven McKeown to President and Chief Operating Officer.
Southbury, CT – Galata Chemicals is pleased to introduce Drapex® Alpha, a natural oil-based primary plasticizer technology.
SOUTHBURY, CT and ATLANTA, GA – March 27, 2012 – Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE: GGC) and Galata Chemicals today announced a collaborative effort to develop a line of flexible bio-based PVC compounds containing Drapex® Alpha, a primary plasticizer produced from renewable feedstocks by Galata Chemicals.
SOUTHBURY, CT – Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of additives for PVC and other polymer applications, announced the appointment of Dr. Luc De Temmerman as President and Chief Executive Officer. Luc, who most recently served as Executive Vice President of Solutia, Inc., assumes the responsibilities from Eric Wisnefsky effective May 20, 2011.
SOUTHBURY, CT – Galata Chemicals, the former polyvinyl chloride (PVC) additives business of Chemtura, got a new lease on life when it was acquired last year by private equity firm Aterian Investment Partners (New York) and specialty chemicals maker Artek Surfin Chemicals (Mumbai), each of which hold a 50% stake
SOUTHBURY, CT – Galata Chemicals is pleased to introduce a new, renewable vegetable-based candle wax component, Soypex™100.
SOUTHBURY, CT – Effective March 1st 2011, or as contract terms allow, Galata Chemicals will increase the price of its Mark tin stabilizers by up to 20% in all geographic regions.