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March 13, 2014
Cytec announced that it has acquired an equity position in C-CON Holdings (Herrenkreuth, Germany), an engineering, design, and process development company. The companies also signed a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cytec-acquires-German-engineering-company-C-CON_59529.html
March 13, 2014
Evonik Industries said today that it will build a plant, which will produce methionine especially developed for the shrimp and other crustaceans industry. The facility will be based at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-to-build-plant-at-Antwerp-for-novel-methionine-for-shrimp-feed_59537.html
March 12, 2014
The European Commission says it has adopted a proposal to eliminate or reduce, temporarily, customs duties on Ukrainian exports to the European Union. The move forms part of a package...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-proposes-temporary-elimination-or-reduction-of-tariffs-on-imports-from-Ukraine_59528.html
March 12, 2014
UPM (Helsinki), Fortum (Espoo, Finland), and Valmet (Helsinki) have joined forces to develop a technology to produce advanced high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Finnish-consortium-to-develop-catalytic-pyrolysis-technology-for-advanced-lignocellulosic-fuels_59508.html
March 12, 2014
The Bank of England has entered into a previously announced contract with Innovia Security, an Innovia Group (Wigton, UK) subsidiary, under which Innovia will supply the polymer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bank-of-England-signs-supply-agreement-with-Innovia-for-polymer-substrate-to-be-used-in-new-banknotes_59497.html
March 12, 2014
Praxair has strengthened its position in Italy through the acquisition of Messer Italia’s (Settimo Torinese) liquid carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen and argon, and packaged gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Praxair-acquires-Messer-assets-in-Italy-divests-operations-in-France-to-Messer_59506.html
March 12, 2014
The chemical industry in Germany rounded off a turbulent 2014 with a strong fourth quarter, says chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt). Production in Germany’s third...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-German-chemical-industry-achieves-strong-end-to-2013-outlook-positive-for-2014_59493.html
March 12, 2014
COIM (Offanengo, Italy), a polyurethane chemicals producer, announced today that it would break ground on an expansion of the company's polyester polyols manufacturing capacity at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/COIM-expands-polyols-capacity-in-Italy_59495.html
March 12, 2014
Avance Gas Holding, which operates in the global market for transportation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), today announced that it is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Avance-Gas-plans-IPO-to-list-on-Oslo-Stock-Exchange_59492.html
March 11, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK), a developer and supplier of smaller-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, announced a new manufacturing partnership with and share-purchase by Shiloh Industries...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-US-firms-sign-GTL-manufacturing-partnership_59468.html
March 11, 2014
Sibur said today that its Tobolsk-Polymer (Tobolsk, Russia) unit has obtained the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of chemicals (Reach)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Siburs-products-from-Tobolsk-gain-access-to-EU-market-with-Reach-certification_59461.html
March 11, 2014
Ineos and Solvay have added assets at Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and they may have to add assets at Runcorn, UK, to the revised package of divestments submitted to the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-Solvay-add-assets-in-Germany-and-possibly-UK-to-divestment-package-for-EU-approval-of-chlorvinyls-JV_59471.html
March 11, 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted in favor of legislation to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags in the European Union. The parliament’s environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Plastic-bags-EU-countries-to-reduce-usage-by-80-percent-by-2019_59469.html
March 11, 2014
Celanese says it has appointed Amy Hebert as v.p./Europe. Hebert joins Celanese from Albemarle, where she most recently led the catalyst business as v.p., with overall responsibilities...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Celanese-appoints-v-p-Europe_59458.html
March 10, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it achieved record sales and earnings during 2013. Sales grew to €1.83 billion ($2.54 billion) in 2013 compared with €1.74 billion in 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Symrise-achieves-record-sales-and-profitability-in-2013_59441.html
March 10, 2014
Celanese has signed a supply agreement with Airborne Oil & Gas (Ijmuiden, Netherlands) for the development and supply of thermoplastic composite materials, to be used to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Celanese-signs-agreement-for-thermoplastic-composites-for-pipes_59426.html
March 10, 2014
An escalation of the political conflict between Russia and Ukraine risks disrupting the production and exports of fertilizers and ammonia from the Black Sea, which could create fears...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/IHS-Russia-Ukraine-standoff-could-disrupt-nitrogen-fertilizer-market_59432.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
March 10, 2014
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) today reported a major drop in sales and profits for full-year 2013 mainly on the back of lower prices. Sales declined 10%, to €1.48 billion ($2.05...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-Group-reports-slide-in-sales-and-profits-continues-with-restructuring_59427.html
March 10, 2014
Geraldine Matchett. DSM says that its supervisory board will propose to appoint Geraldine Matchett as member of the managing board of directors as of 1 August. She will then become CFO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-to-appoint-new-CFO_59423.html
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