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July 2, 2015
A well-developed and efficient transport infrastructure in transit country Germany is of paramount importance for Europe as an industrial location, according to Gerd Deimel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-calls-for-improvements-in-connecting-European-transport-routes_71837.html
July 2, 2015
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says that it has acquired the pentaerythritol (penta), dipentaerythritol and sodium formate businesses, related technology as well as certain assets from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-acquires-Koei-Chemicals-pentaerythritol-business_71833.html
July 2, 2015
DSM on Thursday announced leadership changes at its DSM Engineering Plastics unit. Roeland Polet has been named business group director, succeeding Roelof Westerbeek. Polet joins DSM...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-taps-Valspar-for-Engineering-Plastics-director_71835.html
July 1, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) said on Wednesday that it has started preparatory work on an investment project to ramp up production of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), a high-octane gasoline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-to-build-MTBE-plant-at-Togliatti_71796.html
July 1, 2015
Euro Chlor (Brussels), the federation representing chlor-alkali producers in the European Union and European Free Trade Agreement, said on Wednesday that Dolf van Wijk has been...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Euro-Chlor-appoints-new-executive-director_71800.html
July 1, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has acquired the remaining shares of the Addiment Italia (Medolago, Italy) joint venture from the jv partner, Buzzi Unicem (Casale Monferrato...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Sika-buys-out-partner-in-Italy-based-JV_71797.html
July 1, 2015
IGM Resins (Waalwijk, the Netherlands), a supplier of products and technical services to the radcure industry, has acquired the photoinitiator business of Lamberti (Gallarate, Italy). The business is a leading supplier of photoinitiators for UV curing technology. Terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Arsenals-IGM-acquires-Lambertis-photoinitiators_71817.html
July 1, 2015
Solvay on Wednesday held an inauguration ceremony for its highly dispersible silica (HDS) plant at Wloclawek, Poland. The facility, which is designed to produce 85,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Solvay-commissions-highly-dispersible-silica-plant-in-Poland_71815.html
July 1, 2015
Archroma (Reinach, Switzerland) has completed the previously announced acquisition of BASF's worldwide textile chemicals business. Archroma says that the deal reinforces the company's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Archroma-completes-acquisition-of-BASFs-textile-chemicals-business_71788.html
July 1, 2015
BASF has sold its 25% stake in the SolVin polyvinyl chloride (PVC) joint venture to its partner, Solvay. The deal closed today—financial details of the transaction have not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-exits-SolVin-PVC-JV-Solvay-Ineos-launch-Inovyn_71808.html
July 1, 2015
Evonik has commissioned production plants at Antwerp for C4-based products, on schedule, the company announced today. Meanwhile, at Marl, Germany, C4 capacities are also being...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-completes-butadiene-MTBE-expansions-at-Antwerp_71804.html
July 1, 2015
Europe's styrene barge contract price for July has settled at €1,325/m.t., a decrease of €85 from the June price of €1,410/m.t. This settlement follows the benzene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-styrene-barge-contract-price-for-July-settles-lower_71810.html
July 1, 2015
Borealis (Vienna) said on Wednesday that it will invest €160 million ($177.4 million) in its Stenungsund, Sweden site. The investment includes an upgrade and revamp of four of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-invests-in-Sweden-cracker-will-close-two-old-furnaces_71806.html
July 1, 2015
Solvay and Umicore today announced that they have sold their respective 50% stakes in the SolviCore (Hanau, Germany) joint venture to Toray Industries. Financial details of the deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Solvay-and-Umicore-sell-fuel-cell-materials-joint-venture-to-Toray_71802.html
July 1, 2015
Bayer CropScience said on Wednesday that effective 1 July 2015 Jacqueline Applegate, 49, becomes head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-CropScience-appoints-new-head-of-Environmental-Science-business_71795.html
July 1, 2015
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) and Yara International (Oslo) today announced that CF will acquire Yara’s 50% equity interest in their equally owned GrowHow UK (Ince, UK)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/CF-Industries-buys-out-Yara-in-GrowHow-UK-joint-venture-for-$580-million_71793.html
July 1, 2015
Borealis and Nexeo Solutions, a leader in plastics distribution, have announced an agreement to extend and further develop their existing partnership. Borealis is emphasizing the rigid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-and-Nexeo-extend-plastics-distribution-partnership_71791.html
June 30, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London) has won final planning permission for its $3 billion York Potash project near Whitby in the north of England, four years after the plan was first revealed. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-wins-final-planning-permission-for-controversial-UK-potash-project_71780.html
June 30, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest producers of potash, on Monday reported significantly lower first-quarter production and revenues. Net revenue was down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-reports-lower-revenues-launches-major-investment-plan-to-keep-market-share_71741.html
June 30, 2015
DSM announced today that Atul Thakrar is joining the company as president of its biobased products and services unit, effective 1 July. Thakrar will be responsible for DSM’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-appoints-presidentbiobased-products-and-services_71764.html
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