LEOMINSTER, Ma. (Jan. 15)—AlphaGary Corp. has announced that its global operations and existing management will continue intact under its new parent, Rockwood Specialties Inc. AlphaGary will remain headquartered in Leominster, the company announced, with Robert N. Gingue to serve as its worldwide managing director. AlphaGary was included in the recent purchase of former parent Laporte P.L.C.´s specialty chemical divisions by Kohlberg Kravis & Co. L.P. The U.K.-based holding firm in November announced the formation of Rockwood Specialties, a Princeton, N.J.-based specialty chemicals unit comprised of former Laporte divisions.
AlphaGary commences operation as Rockwood Specialties subsidiary
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