MeadWestvaco to Spin-Off Specialty Chemicals

MeadWestvaco Corp of Richmond, VA has approved a plan to fully separate its specialty chemicals business from the rest of the company. The spin-off is expected to be completed by the end of 2015. The business is a leading provider of performance chemicals used in printing inks, asphalt paving and adhesives, as well as in the agricultural, paper and petroleum industries. The business also produces activated carbon products used in gas vapor control systems.

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