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Recent Latex News

  • Ansell files patent infringement lawsuit in Australia

    Nov 25, 2014

    ISELIN, N.J.—Ansell Ltd. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Reckitt Beckiser Pty. Ltd. and other related parties in the New South Wales District Registry of the Federal Court of Australia.

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  • Major NR producers agree to manage exports, planting

    Nov 20, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—The three major natural-rubber producers Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia have agreed to manage natural rubber exports in a bid to address the NR price fall and to stop expanding NR planted areas until 2020 to ensure a healthy balance of supply and demand in the...

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  • Barington plans three nominations to Omnova's board

    By: Frank Esposito, Plastics News Dec 09, 2014

    NEW YORK—Barington Capital Group L.P. said it intends to nominate three people to Omnova Solutions Inc.'s board of directors at the firm's 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in mid-March—including Joseph Gingo, who helped steer a turnaround at materials firm A. Schulman Inc.

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  • Minority investors question Omnova's performance

    Dec 04, 2014

    NEW YORK—Barington Capital Group L.P. has expressed its displeasure with the performance of Omnova Solutions Inc. in a letter sent to Kevin McMullen, Omnova's chairman and CEO, on Dec. 3.

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