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WeylChem Group acquires the homecare and process catalyst business of Catexel Group

05. November 2018

Effective November 1, 2018, International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) and WeylChem Group have acquired the Homecare, Cellulosics and Synthesis business of Catexel Group from Unilever Ventures. By acquiring Catexel...more


Vynova inaugurates new KOH membrane electrolysis facility in Tessenderlo, Belgium

21. September 2018

Vynova Group today inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art potassium hydroxide (KOH) membrane electrolysis facility in Tessenderlo, Belgium. The plant is the result of a major conversion project which was concluded in April 2018,...more


ICIG appoints new president of WeylChem: Uwe Brunk to succeed Frank Wegener

11. September 2018

Effective October 1, 2018, Dr. Uwe Brunk (56) will join International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) as President of the WeylChem Group of Companies. Uwe Brunk holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the Technical University in...more


Vynova expands its Tessenderlo potassium derivatives portfolio

10. January 2018

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - Vynova Group has expanded the product portfolio of its Tessenderlo (Belgium) site with potassium carbonate (K2CO3) liquid. The same product is already produced on the site of Potasse et Produits...more


VYNOVA continues investing: KOH conversion on track, NaOH expansion announced

22. November 2017

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - VYNOVA Group confirms that the construction of its new state-of-the-art potassium hydroxide (KOH) membrane electrolysis facility in Tessenderlo (Belgium) remains fully on schedule. The project is...more


CordenPharma Acquires Pfizer API Manufacturing Facility in Boulder Colorado

10. October 2017

CordenPharma, a leading Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has entered into definite agreements to acquire the former Hospira Boulder (Colorado) high containment API site from Pfizer, Inc. The closing of...more


Launch of WeylChem InnoTec – The Technology and Innovation backbone of WeylChem Group of Companies

04. August 2017

Starting August 1st a new Chemical Service Company within the WeylChem Group of Companies has been formed. With its competencies in Analytics, Contract Research and Piloting as well as Specialized Custom Synthesis and Process...more


VYNOVA joins the "Operation Clean Sweep®" program

06. June 2017

VYNOVA has signed the Operation Clean Sweep® pledge and is committed to the clear goal of zero emissions of plastic pellets, flakes and powder to the environment.  Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) is a key sustainability program...more


VYNOVA Belgium closes financing package for the KOH conversion at the Tessenderlo site

25. October 2016

ICIG’s VYNOVA Belgium today announced the closing of a financing package of more than EUR 50 million to fund the KOH conversion at the Tessenderlo site. VYNOVA Belgium successfully closed a financing package for membrane...more


CordenPharma Group has arranged a syndicated loan of EUR 60 million

03. May 2016

ICIG’s CordenPharma Group today announced the closing of a syndicated loan of EUR 60 million. CordenPharma Group successfully closed its first syndicated loan on advantageous terms. The amount of EUR 60 million is split into a...more

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