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22.06.2017 0

U.S. antitrust regulators Ok's DuPont and Dow merger

US antitrust regulators finally approved the $62B merger of chemical giants DuPont and Dow. The Justice Department approved the merger under the condition that the companies sell some herbicide and chemical units to preserve competition.

The merger was expected to close in the first half of 2016 but it was delayed while foreign and local regulators reviewed it. It was approved by European regulators in March. The merger was announce in 2015. 

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08.06.2017 0

Jindal Poly Films plans to buy DuPont Teijin Films

According to a report in The Economic Times, Jindal Poly Films is in advanced talks to acquire the European operations of DuPont Teijin Films for USD 300 million. Established in 2000, DuPont Teijin Films was formed as a 50:50 global alliance combining the polyester film interests of DuPont and Japan’s Teijin.

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30.03.2017 0

Dow and DuPont receive conditional approval from the EC

The Dow Chemical Company announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies' proposed merger of equals. This is a great step towards closing the merger transaction. In the long term, this transaction is expected to unlock more opportunities for employees as well as value for shareholders and customers.  

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23.03.2017 0

Is standardized flexo an alternative to digital for short runs?

In the label printing industry, no one can deny that digital printing gives the conventional printing processes a hard time. In order to offer the users a high-quality alternative, multiple world-leading suppliers teamed up to form the REVO project in 2013. Last December, the members organized an open house on the premise of BOBST Florence in order to present their solutions not only to the label industry but to the entire package printing industry, mainly for flexible packaging and folding cartons.


What is REVO technology?


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16.03.2017 0

Fotograbados Longo S.A. receives new Cyrel LF

Dupont provided Fotograbados Longo S.A. with Cyrel LF systems in order to complete the first stage of their investment project. They now have two full production lines of photopolymer platemaking and are already working into the second stage of their investment project.

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