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August 31, 2015
Swiss flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland) says it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding (Volketswil, Switzerland) and its subsidiaries...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-acquires-Induchem_73325.html
August 31, 2015
Evonik Industries has started up plants for C4-based products at its Marl, Germany, site, part of a three-digit million-euro investment for these products in Europe. The plants were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-starts-up-C4-expansion-at-Marl-using-new-technology_73322.html
August 31, 2015
Corbion (Gorinchem, Netherlands) and Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) have announced a lactide-caprolactone copolymer for hot melt adhesives. The new copolymer is the result of a long-term...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Corbion-and-Perstorp-announce-lactide-caprolactone-copolymer-for-hot-melt-adhesives_73320.html
August 28, 2015
Swiss flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan has slightly trimmed its five-year organic sales growth target to 4–5%/year in 2015–20, down from the previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-aims-to-grow-outside-traditional-core-to-counter-possible-slowing-of-emerging-markets_73307.html
August 28, 2015
TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary), central Europe’s leading petrochemicals producer, has changed its name to MOL Petrochemicals as of the beginning of this month. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/TVK-changes-name-to-MOL-Petrochemicals_73304.html
August 28, 2015
OCI (Amsterdam), a producer of fertilizers and methanol currently combining most of its assets with CF Industries, has announced an increase in profits in the first six months of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/OCI-raises-profits-will-remain-growth-platform-post-CF-transaction_73302.html
August 28, 2015
It has been a turbulent couple of weeks for aromatics, taking into account the volatility in energy markets. However, styrene spot prices in Europe have tried to hold their ground...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Spot-styrene-falls-sharply-in-Europe-but-hefty-premium-persists-for-prompt-material_73309.html
August 28, 2015
Clariant says it sees strong potential in North America and is targeting above-market revenue growth of 7%/year in the region through 2020. Clariant aims to deliver North American...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-targets-North-America-growth-opportunities_73310.html
August 28, 2015
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading producer of petrochemicals, on Friday reported a major increase in profits and revenues in the first six month of this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/NKNK-raises-profits-and-revenue-on-higher-volumes-and-weaker-currency_73299.html
August 27, 2015
Ajinomoto (Tokyo) said on Thursday that it decided to sell Ajinomoto Sweeteners Europe (ASE; Gravelines, France), a wholly owned subsidiary producing the low-calorie sweetener...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ajinomoto-sells-French-aspartame-business-for-&euro1_73224.html
August 27, 2015
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) reported 109 million Swedish kronor ($12.9 million) in net earnings during the second quarter, compared with a SK345-million loss in quarter-two 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorp-swings-to-profit-driven-by-higher-sales-and-currency-exchange-effects_73222.html
August 27, 2015
In an effort to placate its shareholders following Monsanto’s decision to walk away from the proposed bid, Syngenta has confirmed that its board did "engage" with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Failed-Syngenta-bid-could-lead-to-further-reshuffle-in-agchems_73218.html
August 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it will open a mortar factory and a plant to produce concrete admixtures, at Volgograd, in southern Russia. Sika also announced that a new production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sika-expands-production-capacity-in-Russia_73212.html
August 27, 2015
Evonik Industries has confirmed that it is looking to strengthen its performance materials business, which includes acrylic monomers and polymers, with options that could include...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-to-partner-or-divest-performance-materials-business_73159.html
August 26, 2015
The UK subsidiary of Lehmann & Voss & Co. (Hamburg) has acquired distributor Gee Lawson Holdings (London) from its private owner for an undisclosed amount. Gee Lawson...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-firm-buys-UK-distributor_73209.html
August 26, 2015
EU chemical output grew by a mere 0.2% in the first six months of this year compared with the year-ago period, Cefic says in its latest Chemicals Trends Report. Sales in the period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-chemical-sector-growth-sluggish-in-first-half_73185.html
August 26, 2015
Tessenderlo's second-quarter recurring Ebitda (Rebita) totaled €56.6 million ($65.2 million), up almost 22% year-on-year (YOY). Key contributors to the second-quarter Rebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tessenderlo-earnings-up-driven-by-agro-and-industrial-solutions_73182.html
August 26, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world's largest potash producers, says that its board of directors has approved a $1.32-billion buyback of up to 14% of its shares, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-share-buyback-brings-possible-merger-with-Uralchem-closer_73179.html
August 26, 2015
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says that its supervisory board has appointed Olaf Klinger as the new CFO of the company, effective 1 February 2016...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Symrise-appoints-new-CFO_73175.html
August 26, 2015
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) on Wednesday reported its results covering the second quarter and first six months of 2015. The company’s earnings before interest and tax...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azoty-reports-higher-profits-on-lower-feedstock-costs-savings_73183.html
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