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Sun Chemical, DIC Corp. finalizes acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business

Company News, News | July 8, 2021 | By:

DIC Corp. has closed on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE). The acquisition brings together the technologies, products, manufacturing assets, supply chain and customer service of the two companies to serve customers globally.

The purchase will broaden Sun Chemical’s portfolio as a global manufacturer of pigments, including those for electronic displays, cosmetics, coatings, inks, plastics and specialty applications, by creating a world-class pigments supplier that offers customers a wider range of versatile solutions.

With more than 30 pigment production facilities worldwide between DIC and BCE, the company’s pigment portfolio will offer broader product categories related to effect pigments, inorganic pigments, organic pigments, specialty dyes and pigment preparations.

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