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Conway Supports Local Fire Department

CONWAY, AR – May 16, 2024 – The Conway team donated Emergency Services Equipment to the Conway Fire Department, which is run by volunteers and relies on donations to maintain equipment and supplies needed for their jobs.

Bakelite Recognized as ENERGY STAR® Partner

ATLANTA, GA – January 29, 2024 – Bakelite is proud to announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized our company as a partner in its ENERGY STAR program.

Bakelite Partners With Women In Chemicals To Further Empowerment In The Industry

ATLANTA, GA – January 25, 2024 – Bakelite is proud to announce its partnership with Women in Chemicals, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in the chemical industry.

Bakelite awarded EcoVadis bronze sustainability rating

ATLANTA, GA – January 22, 2024 – EcoVadis, a global business sustainability ratings provider, has awarded Bakelite Synthetics a bronze-medal rating for its sustainability policies, actions and results. The award recognizes Bakelite’s commendable environmental, social and ethical performance.

Bakelite Synthetics Announces Agreement to Acquire LRBG Chemicals, Inc.

ATLANTA, Georgia – August 28, 2023 – Bakelite Synthetics announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase and acquire LRBG Chemicals, Inc., a Canadian resin manufacturer and developer, with facilities in Longueuil (Montreal) Quebec.

Bakelite Invests in the Future: Trainees Start as Chemical Technicians in Letmathe

ISERLOHN – August 17, 2023 – Bakelite Synthetics continues to make investments in our communities and proudly welcomes four aspiring individuals who started their chemical technician training at the Letmathe facility on August 7. Maxim Koop, Lukas Lück, Aimé Junior Lipoko, and Soner Burhan Ilhan will participate in an intensive, three-and-a-half-year program to become skilled chemical technicians.

2022 Sustainability Report

Bakelite Synthetics today released its 2022 Sustainability Report, the organization’s first detailed summary that outlines the most significant environmental, social and governance operations and activities of Bakelite Synthetics in 2022 and key sustainability initiatives for 2023.

Acquisition of Georgia-Pacific Chemicals

May 27, 2022 – Bakelite Synthetics is pleased to announce the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s chemicals business (“Georgia-Pacific Chemicals”).

Bakelite Supports Children’s Hospice

Bakelite Synthetics has been supporting the Balthasar children's hospice in Olpe (Germany) for many years. Balthasar children's hospice is a place to live, laugh, and assist grieving families.

Georgia-Pacific’s Chemicals Business

As part of our continuing growth strategy, we are excited to announce that Bakelite Synthetics has agreed to purchase Georgia-Pacific’s Chemicals business in the Americas. Once the sale is complete, the business will become part of Bakelite Synthetics.