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October 31, 2014
Chad Holliday, 66, former CEO of DuPont and former chairman of Bank of America, will become the first American chairman at Royal Dutch Shell, Shell said Thursday. Holliday, already a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Former-DuPont-CEO-Holliday-to-become-first-American-chairman-of-Royal-Dutch-Shell_65011.html
October 31, 2014
Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a $4.6-billion package covering supplies of natural gas from Russia to Ukraine in winter 2014-15 and settling Ukraine's debts to Russia for past gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Russia-Ukraine-EU-agree-on-$4-6-billion-winter-gas-supply-deal_65017.html
October 31, 2014
Europe's November ethylene contract price settled at €1,060/m.t. ($1,349) del northwest Europe (NWE), down €90/m.t. on October. The November propylene contract price also...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/November-olefin-contract-prices-settle-down-&euro90m-t-in-Europe_64959.html
October 31, 2014
Specialty chemicals producer Elementis (London) in its interim management statement for the three months ended 30 September 2014 said it has demonstrated resilient performance in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Elementis-reports-resilient-third-quarter-performance-in-challenging-conditions_65013.html
October 31, 2014
Lonza, in its business update announcement for the third quarter, says that business performance in the specialty ingredients and the pharma and biotech segments remained on track. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonzas-business-performance-on-track-to-retain-wood-protection-business_65010.html
October 30, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says it sales in the third quarter 2014 were €338.7 million ($431 million), compared with €415.1 million for the corresponding period a year ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tessenderlo-increases-sales-and-profit-in-third-quarter_64940.html
October 30, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has achieved sales growth of 11.7% in the third quarter of 2014. All regions reported double‚Äźdigit sales increases in local currency, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-sales-grow-11-7-percent-in-third-quarter-with-an-above-average-rise-in-net-profit_64939.html
October 30, 2014
The management of logistics service provider Vos Logistics (Oss, Netherlands) intends to acquire all of the shares in Vos Logistics, in cooperation with Scheybeeck Investments...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Management-to-acquire-Vos-Logistics_64997.html
October 30, 2014
Bayer said today that it has increased its 2014 profit forecast following a stronger-than-expected third quarter. It now expects core earnings per share (EPS) to grow by a mid-to-high...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-raises-2014-profit-forecast-on-track-to-float-MaterialScience_64928.html
October 30, 2014
Clariant swung to profit and reported 59 million Swiss francs ($62.3 million) in net earnings for the third quarter, according to the company's results published today. The company had...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-swings-to-profit-confirms-medium-term-targets_64938.html
October 30, 2014
Cosmetic products in which the final formulation, ingredients in a final formulation, or a finished product, have been subject to animal testing may not be placed on the market...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-ECHA-clarify-testing-requirements-of-Reach-cosmetics-regulation_64951.html
October 30, 2014
Linde has revised down its outlook for 2014 due to weaker market conditions. The company says it will no longer be able to achieve the target it had set itself for 2014 of a return on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-downgrades-outlook-as-third-quarter-profit-falls-by-half_64936.html
October 30, 2014
Shell has confirmed that most of the production units at the company's Moerdijk, Netherlands petrochemical complex will remain offstream for the rest of 2014 due to a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shell-impact-of-latest-Moerdijk-incident-will-likely-last-into-2015_64937.html
October 30, 2014
Vencorex (Lyon, France) plans to expand its worldwide aliphatic isocyanates and derivatives capacity through several projects. The company will expand monomer capacity at Pont de...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vencorex-plans-worldwide-aliphatic-isocyanate-and-derivatives-expansion_64933.html
October 30, 2014
Versalis (Milan), the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), today reported a slight improvement in third-quarter operating and net losses. The company reported an adjusted operating loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versalis-narrows-losses-on-lower-feedstock-costs_64934.html
October 30, 2014
Evonik Industries says it increased sales in third-quarter 2014 to €3.24 billion ($4.13 billion), compared with €3.20 billion in the year-ago quarter. The company says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-reports-third-quarter-sales-of-$4-13-billion-up-1-percent-Ebitda-decreases-by-3-percent_64925.html
October 30, 2014
Higher volumes in many of its products and higher prices for some, especially solar silicon, have helped Wacker Chemie to raise its third-quarter sales and profits. Ebitda more than...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-raises-third-quarter-sales-and-profits-expects-full-year-Ebitda-of-&euro1-billion_64930.html
October 30, 2014
Biaxplen, a subsidiary of Sibur, a leading Russian petrochemical company, has expanded its export supplies of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film to the European market. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Siburs-subsidiary-Biaxplen-expands-BOPP-exports-to-Europe_64929.html
October 29, 2014
Philippe Sauquet, 57, was today named president/refining and chemicals and member of the executive committee of Total. He moves from his current position of president/gas and power and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Total-names-new-presidentrefining-and-chemicals-shuffles-executive-board_64886.html
October 29, 2014
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT; Karlsruhe, Germany) and Deutsche Nanoschicht (Rheinbach, Germany) have announced that they are to establish joint laboratory at KIT's Institute...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/KIT-Deutsche-Nanoschicht-establish-joint-laboratory-for-superconducting-thin-films_64885.html
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