Chemetall Integrates Glass Business of Aachener Chemische Werke

Chemetall, a division of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC), has integrated the glass division of the Aachener Chemische Werke GmbH (ACW) into its own organization effective July 1, 2014.

This transaction further grows our glass business and enables us to capture new target markets more easily, complementing our existing strong global operating system with a broad capacity of product services for our customers,” explains Joris Merckx, president of Chemetall.Since 1995 ACW has been a wholly-owned company of Chemetall.

ACW is one of the leading global manufacturers of auxiliary chemical materials for the glass producing and processing industries, such as the flat glass and optical glass industries. The portfolio comprises special chemicals, for example cutting fluids, coolants, interleaving powders and corrosion protection agents.

As part of its growth strategy, Chemetall had recently acquired the innovative interleaving powder glass protection portfolio of SaberPack Inc., Minnesota, USA. Together with Chemetall’s existing product range of coolants, cutting fluids, washing compounds and water treatment chemicals, the surface treatment specialist can offer comprehensive concepts of technically advanced solutions and services to the glass industry.

About Chemetall

Chemetall, a division of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC), is a leading global supplier of special chemicals with a focus on processes for the surface treatment of metals and plastics. Chemetall is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and comprises about 40 companies and 22 production sites worldwide. With 2,100 employees, the Group achieved sales of about 592 million Euro in 2013. More at

600450 Chemetall Integrates Glass Business of Aachener Chemische Werke
Date: 12 August 2014

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