Solenis to acquire Nopco Paper Technology
(Sept. 07, 2016) Solenis signed an agreement to acquire the shares in Nopco Holding AS and related subsidiaries (“Nopco”), a producer and supplier of advanced chemical solutions for the pulp and paper industry.
The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016, following receipt of customary regulatory approvals in Germany.
Nopco produces defoamers, collecting agents, deposit control agents, and insolubilizers for the European pulp and paper, industrial and recycling markets. Nopco’s antifoam and de-inking products are complimentary to Solenis’ existing global portfolio of pulp and paper specialty chemical solutions.
John Panichella about the acquisition
“This is a unique opportunity to combine Nopco’s cutting edge technologies with Solenis’ strong global channel to market,” said John Panichella, president and CEO, Solenis. “This is another excellent example of Solenis’ commitment to invest in the pulp and paper industry,” stated Charles Robinson, senior vice president, pulp and paper, Solenis. (Source: press release)