Chryso’s Bernard, Williams lead new Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals unit

Sources: Chryso, Paris; Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals, Rockwall, Texas; CP staff Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals Business Unit combines primary assets acquired in May 2021 and September 2022 deals for Chryso Group, Paris, and GCP Applied Technologies Inc., Alpharetta, Ga. Former Chryso General Manager Thierry Bernard has transitioned in the same capacity to the newly formed unit, while Chryso USA President Steve Williams…

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Binder chemistry underpins Chryso, Solidia partnership

A new partnership will see Paris-based admixture specialist Chryso Group and low carbon cement and concrete developer Solidia Technologies, Piscataway, N.J., leverage their chemical expertise to improve the sustainability performance and material properties of the latter company’s namesake precast products.

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Construction market prospects pique investor’s interest in Chryso Group

Sources: Cinven Partners LLP, London; Chryso Group, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France; CP staff

An international private equity firm with a Europe-centric portfolio, Cinven has entered negotiations to acquire concrete, cement and construction chemical specialist Chryso Group based outside Paris. The business encompasses 29 manufacturing facilities, four research & development centers and 1,100-plus employees across Chryso Inc. in Rockwall, Texas, and sister operations world wide.

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