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MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, May 16, 2018 – Beginning July 1, 2018, Buckman will implement a $0.02 to 0.04/pound price increase on all products sold and delivered to customers in North America. The change is being driven by limited capacity, a shortage of drivers, new freight regulations and rising cost of fuel.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 30, 2018 – Buckman was recently awarded gold in the LearningElite awards by Chief Learning Officer magazine. This is the second consecutive year the company received the award’s highest honor. The award recognizes leading learning organizations around the world that display exceptional workforce development strategies that translate into business results. In 2018, 47 organizations received the LearningElite gold award.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 22, 2018 – Buckman would like to congratulate R. S. Yogesh Kumar on winning the Edward Weiss Memorial Award for 2017. The Ed Weiss Award is a merit award given annually to a Buckman associate whose individual endeavors over the previous 12 months have had an extraordinary impact on the company’s regional and global efforts in the leather industry.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 13, 2018 – Buckman received the Governor’s Volunteer Star Business award for West Tennessee at the 2018 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning. Buckman was nominated for demonstrating an outstanding record of dedication to communities in the West Tennessee area.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 1, 2018 - Buckman is announcing a global price adjustment on select water treatment product lines effective March 15, 2018, or as contracts allow. The price increase will be 10 to 25 percent, dependent on geographic location and products and services sold. In some areas increases may be higher where exchange-rate-based adjustments are necessary.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 1, 2018 - Buckman is announcing a global price adjustment on select performance chemical lines effective April 1, 2018, or as contracts allow. The price increase will be 8 to 25 percent, dependent on geographic location and products and services sold. In some areas increases may be higher where exchange-rate-based adjustments are necessary.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, March 1, 2018 - Buckman is announcing a global price adjustment on select leather product lines effective April 1, 2018, or as contracts allow. The price increase will be 8 to 25 percent, dependent on geographic location and products and services sold. In some areas increases may be higher where exchange-rate-based adjustments are necessary.

The following story appeard in the JAN/FEB 2018 issue of PaperAge written by John O’Brien, Managing Editor.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, February 1, 2018 - Buckman is announcing a global price adjustment on select pulp and paper product lines effective March 1, 2018, or as contracts allow. The price increase will be 10 to 25 percent, dependent on geographic location and products and services sold. In some areas increases may be higher where exchange-rate-based adjustments are necessary.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, January 2, 2018 – Buckman announced today the appointment of Christine Staples as Global Vice President of their Water Division.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, November 29, 2017 – Buckman has entered into a strategic alliance with Engro Corporation, through its digital business arm Engro Digital, to deliver process and reliability optimization to utilities and industries. The partnership will focus on developing apps on Predix, GE’s application development platform for the Industrial Internet that was purpose-built to meet the scale, complexity, speed and security requirements of industry. Engro has already partnered with GE Digital to leverage Predix for developing Digital Industrial Solutions.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, October 3, 2017 – Buckman is pleased to announce the acquisition of CiDRA Chemical Management Inc. (CCMI). On September 30, Buckman took ownership of CCMI’s outstanding stock, a wholly owned subsidiary of Connecticut-based technology innovation leader CiDRA Holdings Inc. For the last 20 years, CiDRA has made a name for itself in the manufacturing and processing arena by creating new tech-and-data driven measurement and management solutions for commercial markets, such as mining, oil and gas and genetic laboratories.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, APRIL 20, 2017 – Buckman would like to congratulate Eduardo Scabuzzo on winning the Edward Weiss Memorial Award for 2016. The Ed Weiss Award is a merit award given annually to a Buckman associate whose individual endeavors over the previous 12 months have had an extraordinary impact on the company’s regional and global efforts in the leather industry.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, January 31, 2017 – Buckman announced it has sold a portion of its water treatment business to Triwater Holdings subsidiary Klenzoid Canada, Inc., an industrial water treatment company based in Mississauga, Ontario.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, January 23, 2017 –Buckman today announced that Steven B. Buckman, President/CEO, will retire effective April 28, 2017. Steve has led the company’s nine global operating companies for more than 16 years. Junai Maharaj, currently Managing Director of Buckman Europe, Middle East and Africa, will become the CEO of Buckman effective April 28, 2017.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, October 19, 2016 – Buckman announced a price adjustment on select product lines effective November 15, 2016. The price increase will be 2 to 6 percent, dependent on geographic location and products and services sold. In some areas increases may be higher where exchange rate based adjustments are necessary.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, May 23, 2016 – Solenis LLC and Buckman Laboratories, Inc. announced today the resolution of a pending lawsuit filed by Buckman in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee against Solenis regarding Solenis’ patent for using polysorbate as an additive for corn oil extraction aids. As a result of the settlement, Solenis has licensed the use of its corn oil extraction technology to Buckman. Under the royalty-bearing license agreement, Buckman, a producer of products for the biofuels marketplace, will become an authorized licensee in the United States and Canada of Solenis technology that enhances the efficiency of corn oil extraction in the corn-to-ethanol process.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, May 17, 2016 – Buckman, global manufacturer of specialty chemicals, announced the promotion of Brad Walden as Vice President, Global Supply Chain. He will have the primary responsibility of establishing the policies and strategies for the company’s global supply chain.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, Nov. 12, 2015 – Buckman announced this month that Buckman Asia was recognized for its commitment to sustainable business practices at the Singapore Sustainability Awards (SSA). Buckman was one of 10 organizations to receive the annual award from the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), and received its award in the Sustainable Business Awards category.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, Oct. 1, 2015 – Buckman would like to congratulate José Carlos Pivello on winning the Edward Weiss Memorial Award earlier this year. The Ed Weiss Award is a merit award given annually to a Buckman associate whose individual endeavors over the previous 12 months have had an extraordinary impact on the company’s regional and global efforts in the leather industry.

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