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Also see Unichema

2003 Part of ICI's Performance Specialities Division, based in the Netherlands, specialist in skincare products[1]

2003 Developed Emkarate RL range of lubricant for refrigeration compressors; received an award for sustainable development[2]

2006 ICI decided to sell Uniqema as it was concentrated on fatty acid products, different from the rest of the speciality chemicals, and would need more investment to allow it to grow[3]

2006 Acquired by Croda, which had a similar background in fatty acids.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times January 20, 2003
  2. The Times, April 22, 2003
  3. The Times, February 10, 2006
  4. The Times June 30, 2006