04 February 2011 22:19 [Source: ICIS news]
The business supplies resins and additives to companies that produce adhesives, aroma chemicals, synthetic rubber and specialty coatings, Momentive said.
The business has 11 plants and 650 employees, the company said. Sales were $279m in 2009.
Momentive, formerly known as Hexion Specialty Chemicals, is owned by Apollo Management.
Harima is based in Japan and makes pine-based products, synthetic resins and paper chemicals.
($1 = €0.73)
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