Royal DSM NA Chief Executive Officer Feike Sijbesma, who spent $3 billion making the world’s largest vitamin producer, now nurses solar panel and medical-implant investments to supplement a slower-growth materials unit.
The U.K. will provide 1,000 sets of surplus body armor to the Libyan opposition, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported, citing an interview with Prime Minister David Cameron . Cameron, speaking ahead of a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris tomorrow, said Qaddafi’s “appalling” attacks on his own citizens must be stopped, the BBC reported.
Honeywell International Inc. accused the U.S. Justice Department of withholding “critical” evidence in a false claims lawsuit alleging the company used defective materials in body armor the government bought.
The founder of military body armor supplier Point Blank Solutions Inc. was sentenced to 17 years in prison for siphoning millions of dollars from the company and selling stock based on inside information.