Süd-Chemie expands business in Russia & the Ukraine
Süd-Chemie AG (Munich, Germany; www.sud-chemie.com) and Alvigo AS (Tallinn, Estonia; www.alvigo.ee), the major manufacturer of catalysts in the former Soviet Union, have established a joint-venture (JV) — Sud-Chemie Alvigo Catalysts GmbH. Süd Chemie holds a 60% share of the JV, which has taken over Alvigo’s entire catalyst business. The main activities aquired include the catalyst production site and related research operations in Severodonetsk, Ukraine, and the sales office in Moscow. The JV’s main product portfolio will be synthesis-gas (syngas) catalysts .