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Brenntag acquires Lawrence Industries

05 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Brenntag Specialties, a leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution based in Germany, has acquired Lawrence Industries Ltd, an independent specialties distributor in the UK. The move is designed to strengthen Brenntag Specialties’ position in the UK and Ireland, as well as expanding Brenntag’s Material Science portfolio across the coatings, adhesives, sealants, construction, polymer and rubber industries.  Founded over 50 years ago, Lawrence Industries is a technically-driven, inde...

Saint-Gobain reports stable sales, supported by acquisitions

30 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Saint Gobain has reported stable like-for-like sales over the first nine months of 2023, compared to the same period a year earlier, despite a 3.1 per cent YoY contraction in the 3Q23. On a reported basis, sales were down 4.9 per cent to EUR36.5bn (US$38.6bn) in the 9M23 and fell by 10.5 per cent to EUR11.6bn in the 3Q23. Prices over the nine-month period advanced by five per cent YoY and by 1.9 per cent in the 3Q23, reflecting overall sequential price stability and generating a positive pri...