media release

New Joint Venture Running Lima Site

Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC has established a 50/50 equity joint manufacturing venture with BASF.

The new company—called Fort Amanda Specialties LLC—now owns and operates the manufacturing activities for the parent companies at the recently upgraded production facilities in Lima, Ohio, USA. The site was previously operated solely by the Functional Chemicals BU.

Although the name has changed, site contact information remains the same. For the Customer Care desk, please contact the Chicago office (inside USA: 0800 906 7979; outside USA: +1 312 544 7000).

(Released: March 31, 2004)

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