Headquartered in Nanjing, China, TALT is a manufacturer of amines and specialty derivatives, including solvents and alklylalkanolamines. Its products will expand the Care Chemicals and Energy businesses of Eastman’s Additives & Functional Products segment.
“This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to the growing markets of home and personal care, water treatment, and energy, in Asia and our global customers. We believe 100% ownership of TALT will allow us to work more closely with customers by leveraging our global presence and regional footprint to further innovate and differentiate in these markets,” said Christian Derbez, regional business director, Asia, Additives & Functional Products.
The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter 2017. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.