Huntsman Acquisition Helps Pigments Business

The Woodlands, TX, Sept. 17, 2013 -- Chemical maker Huntsman Corp. is acquiring two businesses from Rockwood Holdings to bolster its pigments segment.

Huntsman is taking over the performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses from Rockwood, based in Princeton, N.J.

The deal, according to Huntsman, will give it a broader product range that includes color pigments, functional additives and specialty titanium dioxide pigments.