Laporte is taken over by Degussa, thus becoming a part of the world’s leading specialty chemicals company.
Peroxid-Chemie is renamed Degussa Initiators.
After Degussa becomes part of Evonik Industries in 2007, Degussa Initiators is sold to Speyside and renamed “United Initiators,” as it is still called today.
Vision Capital becomes majority shareholder.
United Initiators acquires Syrgis Performance Initiators in Helena, Arkansas. This enables UI to expand its product range and geographic reach with improved access to the organic peroxides markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific in addition to a strong global persulfates position.
United Initiators inaugurates a new production facility for persulfates in Hefei, China.
Equistone acquires majority stake alongside current management.
Joint venture of United Initiators and VR Persulfates, India, today named as UI VR Persulfates.
United Initiators GmbH acquires 100% of the shares of Hidrojen Peroksit A.S., (HPAS), a single plant producer of different qualities and dilutions of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) in Turkey.
United Initiators’ new sodium persulfate plant is operational in Huaibei, China, since end of 2019. This project serves as key foundation stone for a multi-year mega-site build-up efforts in Huaibei.
United Initiators (UI) acquires 100% of the shares of the Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) plant from Evonik Industries in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. UI Canada Ltd. is an established, stable producer of Hydrogen Peroxide, available in a variety of concentrations.