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August 27, 2015
In an effort to placate its shareholders following Monsanto’s decision to walk away from the proposed bid, Syngenta has confirmed that its board did "engage" with...
August 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it will open a mortar factory and a plant to produce concrete admixtures, at Volgograd, in southern Russia. Sika also announced that a new production...
August 27, 2015
Evonik Industries has confirmed that it is looking to strengthen its performance materials business, which includes acrylic monomers and polymers, with options that could include...
August 26, 2015
The UK subsidiary of Lehmann & Voss & Co. (Hamburg) has acquired distributor Gee Lawson Holdings (London) from its private owner for an undisclosed amount. Gee Lawson...
August 26, 2015
EU chemical output grew by a mere 0.2% in the first six months of this year compared with the year-ago period, Cefic says in its latest Chemicals Trends Report. Sales in the period...
August 26, 2015
Tessenderlo's second-quarter recurring Ebitda (Rebita) totaled €56.6 million ($65.2 million), up almost 22% year-on-year (YOY). Key contributors to the second-quarter Rebitda...
August 26, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world's largest potash producers, says that its board of directors has approved a $1.32-billion buyback of up to 14% of its shares, including...
August 26, 2015
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says that its supervisory board has appointed Olaf Klinger as the new CFO of the company, effective 1 February 2016...
August 26, 2015
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) on Wednesday reported its results covering the second quarter and first six months of 2015. The company’s earnings before interest and tax...
August 26, 2015
Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland, has appointed GRP Solutions as its new distributor for the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new distribution agreement, which...
August 25, 2015
Benzene spot prices have been on a slippery slope in Europe during the last few days, with values dropping $90/m.t. in one day. August spot prices had traded as low as $645/m.t. by the...
August 25, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) on Wednesday reported an increase in sales and profits, recording the highest half-year sales in more than 10 years. At 200.7 million Swiss francs...
August 25, 2015
DSM has announced adjustments to its organizational and operating model, which it says have the objective of “creating a more agile, focused, and cost-efficient organization with...
August 25, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading potash fertilizers producer, on Tuesday reported profits in the first six months of this year increased significantly. Ebitda was up 22%...
August 25, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that Svein Tore Holsether, the newly appointed president and CEO of Yara, will join the company on 9 September. On 30 March, Yara...
August 25, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a producer of man-made cellulosic fibers, has announced sales of €955.4 million ($1.10 billion) in the first half of 2015 compared with sales of...
August 25, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading agrochemicals company, said on Tuesday it has no comment to make on reports that Monsanto has increased its offer by 4.7% to 43.7 billion Swiss...
August 24, 2015
TerraVerdae BioWorks (Wilton, UK) has achieved commercial pilot-scale production of its biodegradable, natural microspheres for use in personal care and cosmetic products, as a direct...
August 24, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) on Monday reported sales of 178 million Swiss francs ($187.9 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF167 million in the...
August 21, 2015
Vopak reports a 13% increase in net profit for the first half of 2015 compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €143 million ($162.2 million), on revenue up 8%, to...
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