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August 20, 2014
Firmenich (Geneva), the world's largest privately owned flavors and fragrances firm, has appointed Gilbert Ghostine as its new CEO, effective 1 October. Ghostine was most recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Flavors-and-fragrances-firm-Firmenich-appoints-new-CEO_63306.html
August 19, 2014
Jacobs Engineering says it has recently completed Huntsman pigments segment's new, €38-million ($50.7 million) iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide pigment manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Jacobs-completes-work-on-Huntsmans-iron-sulfate-plant-in-Italy_63292.html
August 19, 2014
The combined research budget of Germany's chemical industry soared to a record €10.5 bilion ($14.0 billion) in 2013, more than 8% higher than in the previous year, industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-chemical-R-and-D-budget-soars-past-&euro10-billion_63291.html
August 19, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has started a 45-day public commenting period on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for the pesticide...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/New-CLH-consultation-for-the-pesticide-tefluthrin_63290.html
August 19, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), says that its board of directors today reviewed the company’s interim consolidated financial results for the first six months of the year and Andrey Guryev...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-outlines-strategy-ups-fertilizer-sales-de-emphasizes-Indian-market_63293.html
August 19, 2014
 Grupa Azoty (Tarnów), Poland’s leading chemical enterprise reports a major decline in second quarter net profit and Ebitda. Net profit fell to 86 million Polish...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azoty-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-placed-on-Polands-strategic-enterprises-list_63288.html
August 19, 2014
CW has learned that Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay, will be elected as the next president of Cefic on 17 October at the Cefic General Assembly at Paris. Clamadieu will succeed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvays-Clamadieu-to-be-next-president-of-Cefic_63284.html
August 18, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), Europe’s largest producer of phosphate fertilizers and the world’s largest producer of high-grade phosphate rock, has begun squeezing out all shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-begins-squeeze-out-at-subsidiary_63266.html
August 18, 2014
Reichhold (Durham, NC) will expand its coating resin capacity in Turkey, the company has announced. The company says it will build a greenfield resin plant at the Arlansbey Organized...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Reichhold-to-expand-coating-resins-capacity-in-Turkey_63265.html
August 17, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s leading fertilizer producer and one of the largest global players, reports a 3% increase in second-quarter sales to 46.9 billion Russian ruble ($1.34...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-reports-higher-fertilizer-sales-benefits-from-competitive-gas-prices_63260.html
August 15, 2014
North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB; Helsinki) has made an investment decision concerning the construction of a bioethanol plant on the Renforsin Ranta industrial estate, at Kajaani...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Waste-to-bioethanol-plant-to-be-built-in-Finland_63250.html
August 15, 2014
Traders of European toluene were forced to decline enquiries from Mideast and Asia buyers seeking small volumes of toluene this week despite a open arbitrage on paper, IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-traders-decline-Asian-Mideast-bids-for-toluene_63249.html
August 15, 2014
Sabic has announced that it is going ahead with majorly upgrading its olefins plant at Wilton, UK, to enable it to use ethane gas feedstock imported from the United States. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sabic-proceeds-with-converting-UK-cracker-to-use-US-ethane_63232.html
August 14, 2014
Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) reported a net profit of 591 million Danish kronor ($105.9 million) in the second quarter of the year, up 6.3% year-on-year (YOY). Ebit also grew by more...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novozymes-net-profit-grows-more-than-6-percent-upgrades-earnings-outlook_63186.html
August 14, 2014
Potash and magnesium products producer K+S (Kassel, Germany) today reported a 23.4% decline in second-quarter net profit, to €81.1 million ($108.4 million), on sales 10% down, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/K+S-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-expects-full-year-revenues-to-decline_63178.html
August 14, 2014
Borealis today reported improved second-quarter results and said that the recently signed contract with North American ethane suppliers will reduce its operating costs in Europe. Mark...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-reports-improved-results-says-ethane-deal-will-reduce-costs-significantly_63180.html
August 14, 2014
PhosAgro(Moscow), a leading fertilizer producer, has signed a contract with Chemoproject Nitrogen for the design, engineering and procurement of equipment for a 500,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-awards-urea-plant-contract-to-Chemoproject-Nitrogen_63184.html
August 13, 2014
BASF recently announced that it will construct a new office building for 600 employees at its Ludwigshafen headquarters. The company had posted an architecture competition for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-replacing-Engelhorn-building-at-Ludwigshafen-site_63144.html
August 13, 2014
BASF's venture capital business says it has invested €1.0 million ($1.3 million) in the technology company SmartKem (St. Asaph, UK), a leader in R&D of high-performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-invests-in-organic-semiconductor-inks-firm-SmartKem_63145.html
August 13, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) posted a a 22% increase in net profit before amortization and nonrecurring items for the first half of 2014 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCD-posts-first-results-since-IPO-big-increases-in-sales-and-earnings_63143.html
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