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April 9, 2015
Roquette (Lestrem, France), a major producer of starch, has announced today that its new unit for producing isosorbide at Lestrem is fully operational. The unit has a capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Roquette-commissions-isosorbide-production-unit-in-France_69301.html
April 9, 2015
Victrex, the leading producer of polyetheretherketone (PEEK), today announced that in it performed well in the first half, ended 31 March. Its revenue then, £130.3 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Victrex-reports-higher-revenues-PEEK-sales-volumes_69298.html
April 9, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, and DuPont have extended their enzyme solutions partnership in the home-care and industrial and institutional (I&I) markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCD-and-DuPont-extend-enzyme-partnership-across-Africa-and-Europe_69297.html
April 9, 2015
Mylan has made a proposal to acquire Perrigo (Dublin) for $28.9 billion. Under the terms of the nonbinding proposal, Perrigo shareholders would receive $205 in a combination of cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Mylan-offers-to-acquire-Perrigo-for-$28-9-billion_69296.html
April 8, 2015
Boosted by ongoing demand in the United States and firming crude oil prices, the European benzene-over-naphtha spread has moved into the $200s/m.t., up at least $100/m.t. on the month...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-benzene-naphtha-spread-back-above-$200-as-US-Gulf-Coast-arb-opens-up_69278.html
April 8, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell said today that it has agreed to buy BG Group (Reading, UK), a leading energy company, for £47 billion ($69.9 billion). In a joint statement, the companies say...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Shell-to-buy-BG-Group-for-$70-billion_69273.html
April 7, 2015
Oil and gas company MOL (Budapest) says that it has become 100% owner of olefins and derivatives producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary). MOL increased its stake in TVK...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Hungarys-MOL-becomes-sole-owner-of-TVK_69262.html
April 7, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today announced its production results for January–March. The company produced 2.70 million m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-reports-fall-in-first-quarter-output-may-review-this-years-targets_69264.html
April 7, 2015
Royal Holdings (South Bend, IN) says that, through its Kommerling UK subsidiary, it has acquired Chemical Innovations Ltd. (CIL; Preston, UK) from Vita Group Unlimited (Manchester...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Royal-Holdings-acquires-UK-based-adhesives-firm_69252.html
April 7, 2015
Saint-Gobain (Courbevoie, France) and the Burkard family have decided to amend their agreement related to the sale of the controlling stake of Schenker-Winkler Holding (SWH)—the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Saint-Gobain-extends-agreement-with-Burkard-family-over-Sika-acquisition_69267.html
April 7, 2015
American Vanguard (Amvac) said on Monday that through its Netherlands subsidiary it is acquiring Adama Agricultural Solutions’ European Nemacur insecticide/nematicide business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/American-Vanguard-acquires-Adamas-European-Nemacur-pesticide-assets_69251.html
April 7, 2015
Highfield Resources (Pamplona, Spain) has completed a definitive feasibility study for the company's previously announced Muga potash project in nothern Spain. The study shows that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Highfield-prepares-to-start-construction-on-potash-mine-in-Spain-following-feasibility-study_69266.html
April 7, 2015
Lukoil (Moscow) says that production of ethylene and propylene at its Stavrolen petrochemical complex at Budyennovsk, Russia, resumed today. The complex was damaged by fire on 26...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Lukoil-resumes-producing-ethylene-at-Stavrolen-subsidiary_69248.html
April 7, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) has obtained a license to extract magnesium salts—carnallite rock—in the western part of the Novo-Solikamsk Block of the Verkhnekamskoye...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-obtains-license-to-extract-carnallite-rock-from-Russian-deposit_69246.html
April 7, 2015
Gazprom Neft's bitumens business has completed its first shipment of polymer-bitumen binders to Italy, having also begun supplying the Czech Republic and Lithuania since the beginning...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Gazpromneft-completes-first-polymer-bitumen-binders-shipment-to-Italy_69245.html
April 7, 2015
Dubai International Capital (DIC) has hired Barclays' investment banking division to explore the possible divestment of Almatis (Frankfurt), the leading global producer of specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Dubai-International-Capital-exploring-divesting-Almatis_69242.html
April 7, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, says that it has expanded its partnership  for food enzymes with DSM. The new multiterritory cooperation includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/IMCD-and-DSM-extend-food-enzyme-partnership-in-Europe_69241.html
April 7, 2015
A subsidiary of the energy major Socar (Baku, Azerbaijan) has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) lump-sum, turnkey contract to two subsidiaries of Maire...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Socar-to-build-its-first-PP-plant-awards-contract-to-Tecnimont_69240.html
April 7, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) says that Felix Meyer, vice chairman of the Siegfried board of directors, has informed the company that he will not be available for reelection to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-board-member-resigns_69235.html
April 2, 2015
Invista (Wichita, KS) has started producing its Terrin-trademarked polyols in Europe with production at the company's Vlissingen, Netherlands facility.  The Terrin family of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Invista-starts-producing-aliphatic-polyols-in-Europe_69136.html
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