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May 22, 2015
Hexcel (Stamford, CT) has launched the site for the construction of the previously announced $250-million carbon fiber plant at Roussillon, France, and presented plans for the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Hexcel-launches-site-for-construction-of-carbon-fiber-plant_70634.html
May 22, 2015
Ferguson Group (Kintore, UK) has increased its Norwegian product line to include a large fleet of chemical tankers, including cryogenic tanks for storage and transport of liquid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ferguson-Group-includes-chemical-tankers-in-Norwegian-fleet_70631.html
May 22, 2015
The committee of independent companies of Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has proposed a so-called Mittelstandsmemorandum on TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-calls-on-the-Mittelstand-to-support-TTIP_70636.html
May 22, 2015
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) and Cristal Union (Paris) have formed IBN-One, a joint venture to build and operate the first plant in France converting renewable resources into...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Global-Bioenergies-and-Cristal-Union-form-biobased-isobutene-jv-in-France_70556.html
May 22, 2015
With styrene prices in Europe moving higher this week, IHS Chemical analysts have said the arbitrage window between the United States and Europe is more favorable compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/US-European-styrene-arbitrage-more-attractive-option_70590.html
May 22, 2015
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) has ruled itself out as a potential buyer of assets that Monsanto and/or Syngenta would be obliged to divest should a  deal between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ChemChina-rules-itself-out-as-potential-buyer-for-Syngenta-Monsanto-assets_70629.html
May 22, 2015
Linde said on Friday that as part of its commitment to finding solutions for the recycling of carbon dioxide (CO2), it has extended its participation in the international research...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-signs-up-to-second-phase-of-international-CO2-research-project_70627.html
May 21, 2015
BASF declared force majeure on the supply of ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe yesterday and until further notice, the company confirmed to CW. BASF has also been forced to declare force...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-declares-force-majeure-on-EO-MEG-in-Europe_70523.html
May 21, 2015
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) has produced the first batch of renewable gasoline presented to Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) at a press conference held in Pomacle, France today. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Global-Bioenergies-presents-first-batch-of-renewable-gasoline-to-Audi_70558.html
May 21, 2015
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Espoo, Finland) has developed a method of manufacturing benzene, toluene, xylene (BTX) chemicals by combining the gasification of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Finnish-researchers-develop-method-to-manufacture-BTX-chemicals-by-gasifying-lignocellulosic-biomass_70559.html
May 21, 2015
Wacker on Thursday opened a new service laboratory in Moscow. The facility was opened by executive board member Auguste Willems and Christian Hartel, head of Wacker silicones in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Wacker-opens-silicones-service-laboratory-in-Moscow_70555.html
May 21, 2015
Monsanto confirmed on Wednesday that it is working toward acquiring Syngenta, and its plans includes divesting all of Syngenta’s seeds and traits business, which had sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Monsanto-confirms-plans-to-divest-Syngentas-seeds-business-to-gain-takeover-approval_70554.html
May 21, 2015
Borealis says that it has reached a preliminary agreement with Agrifos Partners (Miami Beach, FL), a project development company, to jointly develop a world-scale ammonia project...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/austria/Borealis-and-Agrifos-to-form-JV-for-ammonia-production-project-in-US_70552.html
May 20, 2015
Unilever on Tuesday announced that its CFO, Jean-Marc Huët, has decided to step down from his role and the boards of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. Huët, who joined Unilever...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Unilever-makes-board-changes_70489.html
May 20, 2015
Sasol today announced that it has expanded the production capacity of its alumina spheres plant at Brunsbüttel, Germany to 4,000 m.t./year. The expansion marks another step in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Sasol-completes-catalyst-carrier-expansion-in-Germany_70517.html
May 20, 2015
DSM and Ascend Performance Materials said today that they have formed a worldwide alliance for the supply of compounds based on nylon-6,6. Under the agreement, Ascend becomes the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-Ascend-form-alliance-for-supply-of-nylon-66-compounds_70511.html
May 20, 2015
EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), a leading global fertilizer producer, on Wednesday reported consolidated revenues for the first three months of 2015 of $1.24 billion, 13% down on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EuroChems-first-quarter-profits-rise-lower-fertilizer-prices-hurt-sales_70521.html
May 20, 2015
Ube Industries plans to increase its nylon-6 production capacity in Europe by 40,000 m.t./year through 2018, the company said Wednesday. Ube added 10,000 m.t./year of nylon-6 capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ube-Industries-plans-to-boost-nylon-6-output-in-Europe-by-2018_70507.html
May 20, 2015
Perstorp's state-of-the-art oxo alcohols plant at Stenungsund, Sweden. Perstorp has officially opened the Valerox plant, a new state-of-the-art oxo-alcohols production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorp-inaugurates-major-oxo-alcohol-plant-in-Sweden_70518.html
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