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November 7, 2014
Evonik Industries has announced the management boards of its future legal entities, part of its new structure. The new entities are Evonik Nutrition & Care, Evonik Resource...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-names-management-boards-of-its-new-legal-entities_65226.html
November 7, 2014
Technip and Biochemtex, majority shareholder in Beta Renewables, which controls the second-generation biotechnology Proesa, announced today that they have signed an alliance agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Technip-and-Biochemtex-form-bioethanol-plant-alliance_65210.html
November 7, 2014
Croda International today reported a 6.1% decline in third-quarter adjusted profit before tax, to £55.1 million ($87.3 million), on revenues down 3.3%, to £259.0 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Croda-reports-lower-third-quarter-profits-and-revenues_65213.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis announced today that Willy Raymaekers, chairman of the board of fertilizer subsidiary Rosier, will become its CEO and keep his role as chairman. The appointment will deepen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-appoints-CEO-of-fertilizer-subsidiary-Rosier_65211.html
November 7, 2014
Shell says that the steam cracker and acetylene plant at the company's Moerdijk, Netherlands petrochemical complex are not expected to restart before the end of the second quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shell-Moerdijk-cracker-will-not-restart-before-end-of-second-quarter-2015-benzene-unit-also-back-onstream-next-year_65188.html
November 6, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its revenue in the third quarter was €179.6 million ($224.8 million), a decrease of 5.3% compared with sales of €189.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tikkurila-sales-Ebit-fall-in-third-quarter-2014-market-continues-to-be-challenging_65179.html
November 6, 2014
The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko today announced several new government and industry appointments, including that of head of potash concern Belaruskali (Solihorsk). Ivan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/President-of-Belarus-appoints-new-head-of-potash-concern-Belaruskali_65206.html
November 6, 2014
Lanxess today announced its third-quarter results and confirmed that, as part of its realignment program, it plans to cut about 1,000 jobs worldwide by end 2016, accounting for 6% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-confirms-major-job-cuts-in-three-phase-realignment-program_65165.html
November 6, 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have reiterated the pledge by the European Union and its member states to step up contributions to the United Nations Green Climate Fund, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-members-of-parliament-call-for-more-support-in-fight-against-climate-change_65190.html
November 6, 2014
Perrigo Co. (Dublin) and Omega Pharma (Nazareth, Belgium), one of the largest OTC healthcare companies in Europe, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perrigo-to-acquire-Omega-Pharma-for-&euro3-6-billion-creating-a-top-five-OTC-player_65189.html
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it is stepping up its investment into the fast growing bioplastics market. The investments include a pilot plant at Warrington (UK), which is already...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorp-to-increase-investment-in-bioplastics_65187.html
November 6, 2014
Labor in the German chemical industry has become significantly more expensive in the last few years, chemical employers association BAVC (Wiesbaden) says. Labor cost is an important...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Labor-cost-in-Germanys-chemical-industry-rises-competitiveness-suffers_65186.html
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has announced sales of 2.84 billion Swedish krona ($383 million) in the third quarter, up from SK2.65 billion in the corresponding period in 2013, or 7.1%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorp-third-quarter-sales-increase-by-7-percent-profitability-sees-double-digit-jump_65185.html
November 6, 2014
Plastipak Packaging Inc., a subsidiary of Plastipak (Plymouth, MI), has been selected as the successful bidder to acquire the APPE Packaging Division of La Seda de Barcelona (El Prat...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/US-firm-selected-to-acquire-La-Sedas-packaging-division_65181.html
November 6, 2014
Fine chemicals company Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis (Dottikon, Switzerland) says it plans to increase its stake in Systag System Technik (Rüschlikon, Switzerland). Dottikon...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Dottikon-to-increase-stake-in-Systag_65177.html
November 5, 2014
DSM at its capital markets day in London today gave more information about its strategic direction. Feike Sijbesma, chairman and CEO said that the company has transformed itself in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-outlines-strategies-at-capital-markets-day-may-sell-caprolactam-and-acrylo-to-Ineos_65144.html
November 5, 2014
Artlant PTA, a producer of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) at Sines, Portugal, plans to restart production at its 700,000 m.t./year plant following discussions with creditors, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Artlant-plans-to-restart-PTA-plant-in-Portugal_65157.html
November 5, 2014
AMEC (London) said today that it has extended its offer to acquire fellow engineering and construction firm Foster Wheeler until 12 November. The offer has been extended to provide...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AMEC-extends-offer-to-buy-Foster-Wheeler-new-company-to-be-named-Amec-Foster-Wheeler_65132.html
November 5, 2014
Brenntag reports a 6% increase in net profit for the third quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €86 million ($107 million), on sales up 4%, to €2.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Brenntag-posts-higher-earnings-maintains-guidance_65131.html
November 5, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has prepared a draft update of the community rolling action plan (CoRAP). The plan contains 134 substances. It is proposed that these...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-proposes-updated-CoRAP-for-evaluation-of-134-substances-under-Reach_65137.html
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