Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tech Air Corporate Holdings, Inc. (TA), a large independent distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies serving various geographies in the US.
Chemicals group Entegris and electronic materials company Versum Materials have agreed to combine in a $9bn merger of equals to create a “premier specialty materials company” for the semiconductor and other high-tech industries.
Evonik has acquired Structed Polymers Inc., a US-based technology start-up for 3D printing materials. A corresponding agreement and plan of merger was executed, and transition has recently been closed.
Sphera, a Chicago-based provider of integrated risk management software and information services, has announced the acquisition of Petrotechnics, a provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries.
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