Italmatch furthers its niche philosophy by entering high-value metals recovery

The purchase of a line of resins with the ability to sequester precious metals for subsequent recovery is part of a new phase of development for the Italian specialty chemicals firm. Where are the synergies?.

Italian specialty chemistry company Italmatch has furthered its strategy of expanding its offering into high-value niche applications by acquiring French start-up Magpie Polymers, which uses bespoke resins to extract precious metals from wastewater streams.

The phosphinic acid-based Ionquest 290 product line that Italmatch acquired from Solvay last year gave it exposure to the liquid-to-liquid...

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