Mergers & Acquisitions Dorf Ketal Chemicals Takes Over Filtra Catalysts and Chemicals

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Dorf Ketal Chemicals India, a Mumbai–based global leader in specialty chemicals, has acquired Filtra Catalysts and Chemicals. Filtra is a leading producer of adsorbents and catalysts for downstream hydrocarbon industries such as oil refineries, petrochemicals and fertilizer plants with headquarters in Thane, India.

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Mumbai/India - In addition, Filtra also specializes in coatings for electrical and steel sectors plus manufacturing a range of specialty chemicals for various industries. Dorf Ketal currently offers Process Additives to the downstream hydrocarbon industry and Filtra’s acquisition is seen as a strategic fit to increase the Dorf Ketal offering to their current customer base. Dorf Ketal is known to increase R&D focus in all its ventures and will focus on driving product innovation to meet market needs.

Dorf Ketal, in the past has successfully acquired and integrated a catalyst business based on organo-metallic catalysts and cross-linkers. Dorf Ketal will combine Filtra’s adsorbents and catalyst products with their current product offering and will increase their offering to existing and new customers in Asia Pacific, China, Europe, and the Americas. The combination will offer the industry new options for increased competition and innovation.

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