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April 30, 2015
Linde  today reported revenue of €4.40 billion ($4.85 billion) in first-quarter 2015 compared with €4.05 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2014, or up 8.7%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-increases-profit-on-currency-effects-confirms-2015-outlook_69961.html
April 30, 2015
Bayer today reported a strong first quarter. The company, which is restructuring its portfolio by spinning off the MaterialScience operations to concentrate on life sciences, says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayers-first-quarter-buoyed-by-life-sciences-MaterialScience-flotation-on-schedule_69960.html
April 30, 2015
Toray Industries today announced that it has established a new, wholly owned subsidiary based at Neu-Isenburg, Germany. The new company, Toray Resins Europe (TREU), was established...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Toray-establishes-subsidiary-in-Germany-expands-technical-center-in-US_69959.html
April 30, 2015
EuroChem (Zug, Switzerland), a leading producer of fertilizers and fertilizer raw materials, today unveiled a new project to invest in a phosphate ore processing facility at Kovdor, on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-launches-new-phosphate-raw-material-project-outlines-strategy_69883.html
April 30, 2015
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany), a manufacturer of carbon-based products and materials, has reported a large year-on-year (YOY) increase in Ebitda before non-recurring items and a small...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-announces-increase-in-profit-on-slightly-lower-sales_69932.html
April 30, 2015
Shell's chemical sales volumes declined 2% in the first quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to 4.19 million m.t., the company says. The decrease is mainly a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shells-chemical-volumes-down-on-Moerdijk-outage_69967.html
April 30, 2015
Synthomer (Harlow, UK) today issued a trading update for the first quarter ended 31 March 2015. Trading in the first quarter has been in line with the board's expectations at the time...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Synthomer-provides-trading-update-plans-nitrile-capacity-hike_69963.html
April 29, 2015
Ferro announced today it has agreed to acquire Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona), a maker of specialty inorganic pigments, for €146 million ($162.3 million). Nubiola is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ferro-to-acquire-Spanish-pigments-firm_69950.html
April 29, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, reports an 8% increase in gross profit in the first quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €79...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Distributor-IMCD-reports-higher-profit-sales_69945.html
April 29, 2015
The No. 2 steam cracker of Total's Antwerp olefins subsidiary is still not running, the company has confirmed. Force majeure has been declared for all major products, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Total-confirms-Antwerp-cracker-not-running-declares-force-majeure-across-all-major-products_69928.html
April 29, 2015
Leaving the European Union could cost the UK economy €300 billion ($334.3 billion), slashing 14% off the country's GDP, or €4,850 per capita, according to a report published...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-chemicals-would-be-hard-hit-by-EU-exit-Germany-think-tank_69927.html
April 29, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA; Copenhagen) have announced that they will jointly investigate the need for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-uses-of-phthalate-in-articles-preparation-for-restriction_69934.html
April 29, 2015
DSM recorded a net loss of €70 million ($76.4 million) after exceptional items in the first quarter. Total exceptional items in the quarter amounted to €163 million before...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-records-a-net-loss-on-impairment-charge_69920.html
April 29, 2015
Crude oil price swings in recent months, combined with a devalued euro, have created a volatile, but profitable marketplace for Europe’s petrochemical producers, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IHS-Declining-oil-prices-devalued-euro-create-volatile-but-profitable-market-for-Europes-chemical-producers_69885.html
April 29, 2015
Clariant swung to a net profit in the first quarter, but Ebitda and sales growth were hindered by the sharp increase in the value of the Swiss currency starting in January, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-swings-to-a-net-profit-currency-volatility-weighs-on-Ebitda-sales-growth_69916.html
April 29, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) plans to have its new phenol plant at Shanghai running at full capacity by May, the company says. It has a design capacity of 250,000 m.t./year of phenol; 150,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cepsa-expects-new-Chinese-phenol-plant-to-hit-full-output-by-May_69909.html
April 29, 2015
The European benzene contract price is expected to move up in May with strength in the domestic spot market propelling the May market above $900 per m.t. cif...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-benzene-contract-price-set-to-increase-by-at-least-$160_69895.html
April 28, 2015
Repsol (Madrid) and Grupo Kuo (Mexico City) have agreed to extend their 50-50 elastomers joint venture, Dynasol (Madrid), in which they have been partners since 1999. The jv will now...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Repsol-Grupo-Kuo-extend-Dynasol-JV-to-focus-on-synthetic-rubber-market_69887.html
April 28, 2015
Total has announced that adjusted net income in the company's refining and chemicals business increased more than threefold in the first quarter compared with the year-earlier period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Total-posts-big-increase-in-refining-chemicals-profit_69880.html
April 28, 2015
BP says that underlying replacement cost (RC) profit before interest and tax at the company's petrochemicals business soared in the first quarter to $17 million from $4 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BPs-petchem-profit-soars-on-lower-costs_69879.html
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