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Allnex Completes Acquisition of Desmolux Product Range


Completed acquisition from Bayer MaterialScience

Allnex enhanced its position as a technology leader in radiation curable coatings with completion of the acquisition of Bayer MaterialScience’s Desmolux Product Range.

With the acquisition of the Desmolux product range from Bayer MaterialScience, Allnex gains urethane acrylate, dual cure resin and polyester/polyether acrylate technologies that complement its leading postion in UV/EB radiation curing products.

Allnex is recognized for offering the broadest portfolio of high quality, innovative liquid resins ans additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins, and crosslinkers. The addition of the new Desmolux chemistries further expands Allnex’s product portfolio and enables the company to continue to address future customer needs, increase its presence in new applications, and develop new markets for radcure.

“We are very excited about the closure of this first acquisition for Allnex since being born as an independent company through the divestiture of the Coating Resins business from Cytec just six months ago,” noted Allnex CEO Frank Aranzana. “The finalization of this transaction not only signifies our committment to being the preferred resins supplier in the global marketplace, it is one of the first steps we have taken towards establishing Allnex’s new identity.”