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March 30, 2015
Svein Tore Holsether. Yara International (Oslo) says that its board of directors has appointed Svein Tore Holsether as the company's new president and CEO, effective within 1 October...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-appoints-new-CEO_69005.html
March 30, 2015
KBR said on Friday that it has signed a joint venture agreement with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (Socar; Baku) to establish a new engineering and support services...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/KBR-forms-engineering-joint-venture-with-Socar-in-Azerbaijan_69001.html
March 30, 2015
LG Chem (Seoul) says that it has been selected by automotive company Daimler (Stuttgart, Germany) to supply lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for Daimler’s Smart-brand electric...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/LG-Chem-to-supply-Li-ion-batteries-for-Daimlers-electric-vehicles_69000.html
March 27, 2015
BASF said today that Mario Mehren, member of the board of executive directors of Wintershall (Kassel, Germany) responsible for exploration & production/Russia, North Africa and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-appoints-new-president-of-oil-and-gas-and-Wintershall-subsidiary_68995.html
March 27, 2015
Haldor Topsoe and construction and engineering firm Ferrostaal (Essen, Germany) today announced their establishment of Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects (Essen), an equally owned joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Haldor-Topsoe-and-Ferrostaal-form-joint-venture_68976.html
March 27, 2015
Chemical company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it will invest 1.7 billion zlotych ($452.1 million) to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near its existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azoty-to-invest-$450-million-to-build-PDH-plant-in-Poland_68973.html
March 27, 2015
Employers association and trade union in Germany have agreed on a salary agreement. The 550,000 employees in Germany’s chemical industry will receive a pay rise of 2.8%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chemical-industry-workers-in-Germany-to-get-2-8-percent-pay-rise_68983.html
March 27, 2015
Merck KGaA has declined to comment on reports that Stefan Oschmann, vice chairman of the executive board, will succeed Karl-Ludwig Kley as chairman next year. “No decision has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-vice-chairman-to-become-new-chairman_68967.html
March 27, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) said today it has appointed Angelo Quabba as CFO and a member of the company’s executive committee, effective 1 August. Quabba is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Gurit-appoints-CFO_68963.html
March 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-Australian-tile-adhesives-firm_68958.html
March 27, 2015
Styrolution, the styrenics subsidiary of Ineos, anticipates the demand for all grades of styrenic resins to experience relatively strong demand as a result of replenishment along the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/NPE2015-Styrolution-anticipates-demand-for-styrenic-resins-to-remain-strong_68894.html
March 27, 2015
Nizhnekamsknefetkhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported its full-year results with sales in 2014 advancing 8.7% to 137.0 billion Russian...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-petchems-producer-NKNK-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings_68969.html
March 26, 2015
AkzoNobel today announced plans to invest more than €20 million ($21.7 million) in its organic peroxides production facilities at Mons, Belgium; and Pasadena, TX. At Mons, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobel-to-invest-in-organic-peroxides-operations-in-Europe-and-the-US_68946.html
March 26, 2015
The European Parliament's committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) says that the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/TTIP-European-Parliament-committee-calls-for-support-of-SMEs-energy-intensive-sector-access-to-US-markets_68938.html
March 26, 2015
The presidency of the European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, currently held by Latvia, has a mandate to start...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-ready-to-negotiate-with-parliament-over-market-stability-reserve_68934.html
March 26, 2015
Evonik Industries is considering acquiring Clariant in a deal valued at approximately 7.3 billion Swiss francs ($7.59 billion), the Financial Times reports, citing people familiar with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Reports-Evonik-mulls-acquiring-Clariant_68933.html
March 26, 2015
Evonik Industries, at a press conference at Wesseling, Germany, on Thursday, announced that it plans to invest over €4 billion ($4.37 billion) in E&D over the next decade...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-to-invest-&euro4-billion-in-R-and-D-over-next-decade_68932.html
March 26, 2015
One in every five large (more than 1,000 employees) industrial companies in Germany is involved in a start-up in order to support innovation. But only 1 in 10 firms with fewer than...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germany-Large-companies-buy-into-start-ups-to-tap-creativity_68927.html
March 26, 2015
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s leading producer of petrochemicals, said today that its board of directors on 23 March approved the company's 2015 capital expenditure budget of 64.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-board-approves-2015-capital-expenditure-plan_68926.html
March 26, 2015
BASF said today that it will expand its Paliocrom effect pigments capacity at Ludwigshafen by more than 20% by 2017. The investment will enable the company to meet growing demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-to-expand-effect-pigments-capacity-in-Germany_68925.html
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