In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
September 23-29, 2013

Cover story

ICIS Top 100 regional leaders

It was a struggle for many of the regional leaders to record organic sales growth in 2012. Those that made major strides were vaulted by mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

In North America, this included Ecolab, which shot up to the #7 slot with a 74% gain in sales to $11.8bn (€9.0bn). In Latin America, Mexichem saw revenues jump 34% to $4.9bn, solidifying its #3 position. Both companies are poised for further gains in 2013 as they continue to make acquisitions.



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