Rhodia to sell silicone cartridge business to Henkel

By Liz White, ERJ staff

Paris-Rhodia is selling its European-based business making silicone sealants in cartridges to Düsseldorf, Germany-based adhesive and sealant specialist Henkel.

Paris-based Rhodia said the sale “forms part of the divestiture of non-strategic activities being undertaken by the Group to consolidate its business portfolio.”

This cartridge production business has 158 employees, based mainly at Leverkusen in Germany and Leicester in the UK. The business had sales of more than Euros 50 million in 2004. The business produces and distributes a wide range of…

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