Michelman Acquires Ecronova Polymer

Cincinnati, OH, July 8, 2013 -– Michelman has acquired Recklinghausen, Germany based Ecronova Polymer GmbH, a manufacturer of water-based polymers.

The purchase includes all assets, technology and manufacturing facilities. The name Ecronova Polymer will continue to be used for business operations and all current Ecronova Polymer products will remain unchanged in name and formulation.
With the acquisition, Michelman gains a physical presence in Germany and increases its European footprint. The company now has product development and manufacturing facilities in the Belgium/Luxembourg region, Germany, the U.S. and Singapore, plus a new technical service center in Shanghai serving the China and greater Asia-Pacific market.