Readers last week were most interested in AGC’s announcement regarding its acquisition of certain Taconic businesses (AGC Acquires Taconic’s Advanced Dielectric Division): “AGC recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with U.S.-based Taconic to acquire its Advanced Dielectric Division (ADD), as well as part of the Industrial Products Division (IPD). The closing of the transaction is subject to approval by relevant regulatory authorities.
“Established in 1961, Taconic currently operates two divisions. ADD manufactures and sells high-end coper clad laminates (CCL), which are printed circuit board materials, while IPD manufactures and sells industrial composite films for automotive, aircraft, and other production lines. According to AGC, it will acquire the global operations of ADD and part of the industrial composite film business from IPD in order to actively expand business as a manufacturer and supplier of high-end materials and solutions for the next-generation high-speed communications markets.”
Top 5 Hottest News Stories for February 24-March 2
- AGC Acquires Taconic’s Advanced Dielectric Division
#4 last week
- Mohawk’s Global Ceramic Segment Sees Sales Increase in 2018 Fourth Quarter
- Daltile Expands into Roofing Industry with Porcelain Roofing Tile
third week in Top 5!
- Revenues Increase 27% for U.S. Silica in 2018
- CeramTec SPK Cutting Tools Division Wins Juice Award
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