Houston – (June 1, 2020) – ALTIVIA Oxide Chemicals, LLC, an affiliate of ALTIVIA Petrochemicals, today announced that it has acquired KMCO and its associated chemical ethoxylation manufacturing assets in Crosby, Texas.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA Petrochemicals today completed the acquisition of the Haverhill Chemical assets, which produce Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) and BisPhenol-A (BPA). Located on the banks of the Ohio River in Haverhill, Ohio, the assets were formerly operated by Sunoco. ALTIVIA has been preparing the facilities for start up over the past several weeks and the plant will resume operations immediately. Product shipments are expected to begin on November 16.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA Petrochemicals today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of Haverhill Chemicals' assets for their Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) and BisPhenol-A (BPA) businesses. The facilities are located on the banks of the Ohio River in Haverhill, Ohio, formerly operated by Sunoco. Haverhill Chemicals filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on September 19. Closing of this transaction, which is subject to approval by the Bankruptcy Court, is expected in October.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA today announced that Timothy A. Albert has been named plant manager of its Petrochemical Complex in Haverhill, Ohio. Albert will be responsible for the management of the Complex, which produces Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methyl Styrene and Bisphenol-A.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA announced the completion of facilities at its La Porte, TX manufacturing site to produce Chloroacetyl Chloride. The investment increases ALTIVIA’s capabilities in continuous phosgenation to make chloroformates and acid chlorides. Chloroacetyl Chloride, an important industrial building block in the production of pharmaceuticals and agro chemicals, is now available in bulk from the La Porte facility.
Since inception, ALTIVIA has collaborated with customers, suppliers, and regulatory agencies with a mutual commitment to quality; Environmental Health & Safety best practices; and Process Safety Management. Our core values include customer care, quality assurance, and continual process improvement.
Houston – (November 4, 2019) – On November 1, ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives, LLC, an affiliate of ALTIVIA Petrochemicals acquired Dow’s Acetone Derivatives Business and associated chemical manufacturing assets at Institute, West Virginia, as well as the Institute Industrial Park.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA today announced that Andrew LeBlanc has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 2, 2019. LeBlanc will replace the company’s current CFO, Frank Hayes, who is retiring after 38 years of service in the industry.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA today announced that Frank J. Hayes will join the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 3, 2016. Hayes will replace the company’s current CFO, Fred Stahelin, who is retiring after 16 years of service with the company.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Specialty Phosgene Derivatives business’ assets from Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL). The transaction includes Axiall’s chemical production facilities located in La Porte, Texas. As part of the acquisition, ALTIVIA will hire the 120 employees who operate the facility.
We are pleased to announce that Tim A. Duhe has joined ALTIVIA as Commercial Director of its Aromatics business. Tim, most recently, was Sulfur Products Sales Manager for Chemours/DuPont. He joined DuPont in 1981 and has held a number of key positions including Global Business Manager for Industrial Polymers, Global Asset Business Manager for Elastomers and Global Purchasing Manager for DuPont’s Nylon business.
Houston – (August 13, 2019) – ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives, LLC, an affiliate of ALTIVIA Petrochemicals is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement under which ALTIVIA will acquire Dow’s Acetone Derivatives Business and associated chemical manufacturing assets at Institute, West Virginia, as well as the Institute Industrial Park.
Houston – (June 24, 2019) – Philip “PJ” W. Block, Jr. has joined ALTIVIA as Senior Vice President, responsible for the oversight and management of ALTIVIA’s Petrochemicals businesses. Most recently, Mr. Block was Sr. Director, Product Management, at Univar Solutions.
Houston – (June 17, 2019) –Andrew LeBlanc has joined ALTIVIA as Vice President of Finance. Mr. LeBlanc will be responsible for the oversight and management of ALTIVIA business entities’ financial undertakings, including accounting, finance, and mergers & acquisitions.
(Houston)--ALTIVIA announced the completion of a new multipurpose production unit at its Phosgene Derivatives Unit at La Porte, Texas. This new facility will result in a 30% increase in capacity for the production of acid chlorides and chloroformates.
Houston – (July 9, 2018) ALTIVIA today announced that it has appointed Russ Herman as Commercial Manager of its Aromatics business. He will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methylstyrene and Bisphenol-A produced at ALTIVIA’s Petrochemical Complex located in Haverhill, Ohio.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency introduced enhanced coagulation for the removal of Natural Organic Matter (NOM). NOM in source water will react with disinfectants to produce disinfection byproducts (DBP) that have injurious health effects. Enhanced Coagulation was introduced to reduce the NOM thereby reducing the DBP precursors.