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November 5, 2014
Economic development in Germany has become blurred, causing leading economic research institutes to cast more skeptical glances at the economy, says chemical employers association BAVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-growth-estimates-revised-downwards-Now-only-1-3-percent-this-year_65128.html
November 5, 2014
Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Momfluorothrin-CMIT-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-CLH_65136.html
November 5, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that Stefan Oschmann, head/pharma business and member of the executive board of Merck, was elected president of the International Federation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Merck-KGaA-deputy-CEO-elected-president-of-International-Federation-of-Pharmaceutical-Manufacturers-and-Associations_65126.html
November 5, 2014
Alent (Woking, UK), a supplier of highly engineered and customized specialty chemicals and materials, today announced the appointment of Andrew Heath as CEO. Heath, who replaces Steve...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Alent-appoints-new-CEO-issues-interim-report_65134.html
November 4, 2014
Murphy Oil (El Dorado, AR) said on Tuesday that Murco Petroleum, its wholly owned subsidiary, was unable to complete the sale of the Milford Haven refinery and terminal assets in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Klesch-pulls-out-of-UK-refinery-purchase-deal-leading-to-permanent-closure_65123.html
November 4, 2014
Repsol (Madrid) declared force majeure on ethylene at its 702,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Tarragona, Spain on 31 October, according to various reports. Unindentified technical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Repsols-Tarragona-cracker-has-production-difficulties_65108.html
November 4, 2014
PlasticsEurope (Brussels) and the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC; Brussels) have published a “Manifesto on the Competitiveness of the Plastics Industry,” on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PolyTalk-2014-How-to-make-the-European-industrial-renaissance-a-reality_65102.html
November 4, 2014
The chemical industry in Germany, including pharmaceuticals, picked up somewhat during the third quarter, Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says. Production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-third-quarter-chemical-output-up-0-5-percent-on-previous-quarter-VCI-maintains-full-year-forecast_65094.html
November 4, 2014
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) today announced further streamline of its business organization, as part of a cost savings plan. The company says that it is reducing the number of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-reduces-business-units-from-five-to-three_65099.html
November 4, 2014
DSM today reported a 3% drop in third quarter 2014 net profit from continuing operations to €141 million ($176.4 million). Net profit before exceptional items from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-reports-lower-profits-will-pursue-strategic-actions-for-polymer-intermediates-and-composite-resins_65085.html
November 4, 2014
CRACKING US ETHANE: Grangemouth with Dragon shale gas carrier Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe said today that it has reached an agreement with Evergas to order an additional two...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-orders-two-more-vessels-to-ship-US-ethane-to-its-European-crackers_65089.html
November 4, 2014
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into an agreement to acquire Definiens, a privately-held company that has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AstraZeneca-to-strengthen-oncology-portfolio-with-acquisition-and-collaborations_65088.html
November 4, 2014
BC Tripathi, chairman and managing director of Gail (left) and Arzu Azimov, CEO of Socar Trading, signed the MOU. Gail India (New Delhi), a natural gas company, says that it has signed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Gail-and-state-oil-company-of-Azerbaijan-to-jointly-pursue-various-projects-including-investments-in-petrochemicals_65084.html
November 3, 2014
Bayer HealthCare will invest up to $25 million as a strategic investor in Versant Ventures’ newly formed Versant Venture Capital V fund to support the development of new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-to-invest-in-venture-capital-firm-to-support-development-of-new-therapies_65072.html
November 3, 2014
Evonik Industries has opened a plant for hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) at Marl, Germany. The company says it invested a mid-double-digit million-euro amount to build the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-starts-up-functionalized-polybutadiene-plant-at-Marl_65071.html
November 3, 2014
Lanxess has declined to comment on reports in the German Rheinische Post that it is preparing to slash up to 1,200 jobs in the restructuring of its business. “We do not comment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-preparing-to-slash-jobs-in-major-restructuring-program_65041.html
November 3, 2014
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has acquired Pentagon Chemicals (Halebank, UK), a maker of fine and specialty chemicals for the life science market, in a deal that closed on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vertellus-acquires-UKs-Pentagon-Chemicals_65053.html
November 3, 2014
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) has published its synthesis report based on its fifth assessment report. Germany’s environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Germanys-environment-minister-"We-can-still-achieve-the-two-degree-limit"_65054.html
November 3, 2014
HIP Petrohemija (Pancevo, Serbia) says it has signed a preliminary agreement with the Pancevo municipal authority for construction of a polypropylene (PP) plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Serbias-HIP-Petrohemija-signs-preliminary-deal-for-PP-project_65050.html
November 3, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that Peter Gehler, a member of the executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-exec-to-head-industrial-park-at-Zofingen-for-pharma-companies_65049.html
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