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2010-12-14 08:53:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus Specialties Inc. ("Vertellus" or the "Company") today announced a share purchase agreement the terms of which make it the sole owner and operator of Nantong Reilly Chemical Corporation ("NRCC"), Vertellus' pyridine and picoline production facility located in Nantong, China. Established in 1998, NRCC has been operated by Vertellus as a joint venture with the Nantong Acetic Acid Chemical Corporation ("NAACC"). Sole control of the facility...

2008-09-29 09:00:49

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus Specialties Inc. (Vertellus) today announced plans to expand its vitamin B3 manufacturing capacity in Nantong, Jiangsu, China. Given the growing need for vitamins related to animal and human nutrition in the Chinese and Asian markets, Vertellus has developed an aggressive strategic plan to increase its presence in the region. As part of this plan, Vertellus is proceeding with the engineering and permitting work to build a 3-cyanopyridine...

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