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July 14, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading producer of petrochemicals, announced today that it has started producing a new grade of polypropylene (PP) as part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Nizhnekamsk-starts-producing-new-PP-grade_62440.html
July 14, 2014
EMS Group (Domat/Ems, Switzerland) on Friday reported its six months results covering January–June. Net operating income was up 17.5%, to 215 million Swiss francs ($241.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EMS-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-buys-partner-out-of-Mexican-automotive-JV_62437.html
July 14, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s largest fertilizer company and among the top 10 global players, today announced the launch of phosphate ore production at the Kok-Jon phosphate rock...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-begins-producing-phosphate-ore-in-Kazakhstan-plans-fertilizer-complex_62435.html
July 14, 2014
The European General Court (Luxembourg) has more than halved the €318.2-million ($433.5 million) fine imposed on Sasol in 2008 for participating in a price-fixing cartel for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-court-cuts-Sasol-wax-cartel-fine_62443.html
July 11, 2014
The Japanese food ingredients group Ajinomoto is examining buying German rival Symrise (Holzminden), according to the German investment newsletter Platow Brief. The newsletter says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ajinomoto-eyeing-flavors-and-fragrances-rival-Symrise_62416.html
July 11, 2014
CCP Composites (Courbevoie, France), a Total subsidiary specialized in composite resins; and Polynt Group (Scanzorosciate, Italy) plan to combine in a deal that would create an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Private-equity-backed-Polynt-offers-to-buy-Totals-CCP-Composites_62413.html
July 11, 2014
The European Patent Office's (EPO; Munich) appeals board revoked on 8 July Invista's patent related to polythethylene terephthalate (PET) barrier resin for bottles, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-revokes-Invista-PET-barrier-resin-patent-following-dispute-with-M-and-G_62421.html
July 11, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that, following its recent initial public offering, the option to sell an additional 15% of the total number of shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCDs-over-allotment-option-exercised-in-full-IPO-valued-at-more-than-&euro530-million_62422.html
July 11, 2014
France's chemical industry association UIC (Paris) has called on the country's government to adopt a wide-ranging national gas strategy to help French industry meet the competitive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/French-chemical-industry-calls-for-a-national-gas-strategy-to-meet-challenge-of-US-shale_62420.html
July 10, 2014
The chemical industry in Germany is starting to feel the wind in its sails, chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) said at a press conference today. Domestic production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-chemical-industry-feels-tail-wind-first-half-output-up-3-percent_62366.html
July 10, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) today announced that it is acquiring Wild Flavors GmbH (Zug, Switzerland), for an enterprise value of approximately €2.3 billion ($3.13 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Archer-Daniels-Midland-to-buy-Wild-Flavors-for-$3-billion_62266.html
July 10, 2014
Urea and ammonia prices have not yet been impacted by production outages in Ukraine caused by disruptions to natural gas feedstock supplies from Russia, resulting from the ongoing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/IHS-Chemical-Prolonged-disruption-to-Ukraines-ammonia-urea-production-likely-to-cause-higher-prices_62398.html
July 10, 2014
The German chemical industry is in favor of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCIs-Kley-Germanys-chemical-industry-in-favor-of-TTIP_62395.html
July 10, 2014
Worldwide demand for soda ash will increase almost 34% during the next decade thanks to the recovering construction and automotive industries, according to The IHS Chemical World...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IHS-Chemical-Soda-ash-demand-to-grow-34-percent-in-next-decade-driven-by-construction-automotive-industries_62392.html
July 10, 2014
The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it has imposed fines totaling €427.7 million ($582.8 million) on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-fines-six-pharma-firms-for-curbing-entry-of-cheaper-generic-drugs_62391.html
July 10, 2014
CW has learned that PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemicals company, is seeking to buy its partner Perstorp out of their polyurethanes (PUs) joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PTT-Global-Chemical-to-buy-Perstorp-out-of-Vencorex-PUs-JV_62389.html
July 10, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that the name of Artenius TurkPET (Adana, Turkey), a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin producer that Indorama acquired in June, has been changed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Indorama-changes-name-of-acquired-PET-firm-in-Turkey_62387.html
July 10, 2014
BASF has commissioned a new pilot line to develop and intermittently produce polyurethane (PU) insulating panels at the company’s site at Lemförde, Germany. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-commissions-flat-laminating-production-line-for-PU-insulating-panels-in-Germany_62386.html
July 10, 2014
Hansa Group (Duisburg, Germany) an integrated European supplier of care chemicals for detergents, cleaning agents, and body-care products, said on Wednesday that it had filed for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Care-chemicals-and-detergents-player-Hansa-Group-files-for-insolvency_62385.html
July 10, 2014
BASF and the Cluster of Excellence Unifying Concepts in Catalysis (UniCat) have opened the BasCat Laboratory building on the south campus of Technical University (TU) Berlin, BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-opens-catalyst-research-lab-in-Germany_62363.html
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