Cognis Carves out Strategic Business Unit
Since July 1, 2007, the Process Chemicals strategic business unit of Cognis GmbH, Monheim, Germany, trades as an independent company under the new name of Pulcra Chemicals GmbH. The carve-out represents a decisive step towards ensuring long-term competitiveness and further enhancing product and service quality. Pulcra Chemicals will manufacture a wide range of chemicals for the fiber, textile, and leather industries. The new company will operate sites and service centers in Germany, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and the USA. For customers in the fiber industry, Pulcra Chemicals offers additives for the manufacturing and processing of man-made fibers.
In 2006, the Process Chemicals strategic business unit’s products for the textile and leather industries achieved sales of 258 million EUR.
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