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February 26, 2014
Lanxess said today that it expects to record a net loss of €204 million ($280.2 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with a net income of €50 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-expects-large-losses-announces-fourth-quarter-impairment-charges_59115.html
February 26, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has announced that it will hold a public scientific meeting on bisphenol A (BPA), to take place at Brussels on 23 April. The aim...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-to-hold-public-scientific-meeting-on-BPA_59119.html
February 26, 2014
Bayer says that the offer period for the previously announced voluntary takeover offer for Norwegian pharmaceutical company Algeta (Oslo) ended on 26 February, and Bayer had received...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Offer-period-closes-for-Bayers-acquisition-of-Algeta_59114.html
February 26, 2014
Following a meeting held on 25 February, the board of directors of Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a globally leading producer of potash fertilizers, has announced a list of candidates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-nominates-candidates-to-be-elected-to-its-board-of-directors_59110.html
February 26, 2014
DSM today reported a 44% increase in fourth-quarter net profit from continuing operations before exceptional items, to €101 million ($138.8 million), on sales up 5%, to €2.22...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-profits-nutrition-hurt-by-soft-demand-and-currencies_59108.html
February 26, 2014
Lonza says that it will temporarily shut down its niacin, or nicotinic acid, production plant at Visp, Switzerland, for routine maintenance work. The planned shutdown will take place...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-temporarily-shuts-niacin-plant-in-Switzerland_59106.html
February 25, 2014
BASF today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results and said it is cautiously optimistic about this year. Fourth-quarter net income rose 16.3%, to €1.14 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-reports-higher-profits-cautiously-optimistic-about-2014_59073.html
February 25, 2014
Flavors and fragrances group Givaudan (Geneva) today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of Soliance and its subsidiaries. Soliance is currently a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-to-acquire-French-producer-of-cosmetic-ingredients-Soliance_59021.html
February 25, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) achieved £59 million ($98.2 million) in pretax profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, up 2.6% on the year-earlier period, the company announced today. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Crodas-fourth-quarter-pretax-profit-up-2-6-percent_59078.html
February 25, 2014
Sibur has appointed Andrey Frolov as executive director of Sibur International (Vienna), Sibur’s trading company, succeeding Ilya Gushchin, who left the company, Sibur announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sibur-appoints-executive-director-of-Sibur-International_59074.html
February 25, 2014
Elementis's (London) profit for full-year 2013 was up 6.4%, to $106.7 million, the company announced today. Pretax profit was $136 million, almost 2% higher than the $133.4 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Elementis-full-year-profit-up-more-than-6-percent_59072.html
February 25, 2014
Europe has launched Placyd, a large consortium to address directed self-assembly (DSA) lithography, Arkema says. Placyd is a EU-funded consortium of industrial and academic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-led-Placyd-project-launched-in-Europe_59065.html
February 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for testing proposals on 45 substances. A total of 68 hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-calls-for-testing-proposals-on-various-substances_59043.html
February 24, 2014
Iluka Resources (Perth, Australia) is acquiring an 18.3% stake in Metalysis (Rotherham, UK), a Cambridge University spin-off that is developing a low-cost titanium process, for A$22.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Iluka-acquires-stake-in-developer-of-low-cost-titanium-manufacturing-process_59038.html
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
February 24, 2014
Bayer says it is extending the offer period for the previously announced voluntary takeover offer for Norwegian pharmaceutical company Algeta (Oslo) by two days, to 26 February. All...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-extends-offer-period-for-acquisition-of-Norwegian-pharma-firm-Algeta_59041.html
February 24, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a major fertilizer producer, said today that it has signed a potash supply contract with Belaruskali (Soligorsk, Belarus). "Following last year's breakup of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-Belaruskali-sign-potash-supply-contract_59040.html
February 24, 2014
Borealis achieved €148 million ($203 million) in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, an increase of 48% compared with the same quarter of 2012, according to the company's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-profit-up-48-percent-in-fourth-quarter-full-year-sales-break-&euro8-billion_59039.html
February 21, 2014
Chemie Uetikon (Lahr, Germany) says that it acquired the entire business and product portfolio of amino acid building blocks from CordenPharma Switzerland, an active pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Chemie-Uetikon-acquires-amino-acid-building-blocks-business-in-Switzerland-from-CordenPharma_59019.html
February 21, 2014
Shiseido (Tokyo), a leading cosmetics player, has agreed to sell its Carita International (Paris) and Decléor Group (Paris) activities to fellow beauty giant L'Oréal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shiseido-sells-two-cosmetics-businesses-to-LOreal_59018.html
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