IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: World News and Views :: Europe

Displaying 101 - 120 of 9680 stories.
September 17, 2015
Excess length in Europe’s acetone market has begun to impact the aromatics sector as phenol-acetone producers have been forced to cut operations in an attempt to improve...
September 17, 2015
Inovyn, the equally owned chlorvinyls joint venture between Ineos and Solvay, plans to close its mercury cell chlorine plant, the J Unit, at Runcorn, UK, “at the earliest...
September 17, 2015
Inovyn, the equally owned chlorvinyls joint venture between Ineos and Solvay, says it will permanently close its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Schkopau, Germany. Production at the...
September 16, 2015
Brenntag says that it has acquired Cargill’s small pack specialty business in food- and pharma-grade alcohol, serving customers in cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and food and...
September 16, 2015
Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) has announced that it will increase the price of 1,3-butylene glycol, effective 1 October. Prices will increase €100/m.t. ($112.78) for industrial grade and €150/m.t. for cosmetic grade. Oxea announced an equivalent price increase in June....
September 16, 2015
Ineos's UK olefins and polymers subsidiary said Wednesday that it would build a new headquarters at its Grangemouth, UK, manufacturing site. The £20-million ($30.8 million)...
September 16, 2015
Haydale (Ammanford, UK), a company with a patent-pending graphene process, says its composites division has signed a letter of intent with Huntsman's advanced materials segment, which...
September 16, 2015
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that it has reorganized the top management team in its health-care business. Effective 30 September, Merck’s largest business sector will be...
September 15, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading agricultural chemicals producer, on Wednesday is detailing its pipeline of innovation across chemistry, seeds and traits. The event, at Stein, Switzerland...
September 15, 2015
Lanxess is in negotiations to spin its synthetic rubber business into a possible joint venture with Ineos, according to a Reuters report, citing people familiar with the matter...
September 15, 2015
PPG Industries (Pittsburgh) has completed a $3.8-million expansion at its coatings manufacturing facility in Valladolid, Spain. The company says that the expansion, which will support...
September 15, 2015
Air Liquide said on Tuesday that it is acquiring the the Messer Group's (Bad Soden, Germany) Turkish subsidiary, which provides industrial, medical, and specialty gases to industries...
September 15, 2015
Nick Elmslie, long-serving COO/petrochemicals at BP, retired from the company end of last month. His successor is Rita Griffin, who was appointed Elmslie’s deputy on 1 April and...
September 15, 2015
Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has joined the UN Global Compact, a voluntary initiative by companies to adopt sustainable and responsible business practices...
September 15, 2015
K+S has inaugurated an analytic and research center at Unterbreizbach, Germany, in the presence of chairman Norbert Steiner and Thuringia, Germany, premier Bodo Ramelow. The new...
September 15, 2015
Clariant on Tuesday announced that it will build production capacity for its Tonsil bleaching earths for edible oil purification at the company’s existing production sites in...
September 15, 2015
Brenntag says that it has signed an agreement to acquire Parkoteks Kimya San. (Istanbul), a distribution company that offers a range of specialty chemicals products with a focus on the...
September 15, 2015
Yara International on Tuesday said that it has signed a nonbinding heads of terms with Praxair to sell its European carbon dioxide (CO2) business for €218 million ($246.7...
September 14, 2015
DRT's Vielle-Saint- Girons site. Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT; Dax, France) says it has added tall-oil fractionation capacity its...
September 14, 2015
BASF, in collaboration with researchers from the universities Harvard, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL; Lausanne, Switzerland), and Yale, has...
Pages: « Previous  1 2 3 4 5 [6] 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Next »

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa