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June 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for a total of 43 testing proposals for 20 substances, including octene, diisodecyl sebacate, potassium tetrafluoroborate, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-20-substances_61518.html
June 3, 2014
Givaudan says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of cosmetic ingredients producer Soliance (Pomacle, France). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-completes-acquisition-of-cosmetic-ingredients-producer_61514.html
June 3, 2014
Chemoxy International (Middlesbrough, UK) will increase capacity at its Billingham, UK, site by more than 30% by building a new plant, the company announced. The expansion forms part...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-contract-manufacturer-expands-solvents-capacity_61510.html
June 3, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) has, as expected, announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange. The offering will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Distributor-IMCD-confirms-IPO-plans_61508.html
June 3, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says that it has signed an agreement to acquire the pentaerythritol and calcium formate businesses, related technology and certain assets from chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorp-acquires-penta-and-calcium-formate-businesses-from-Slovakian-firm-Chemko_61512.html
June 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that transfluthrin has been added to the registry of intentions for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reach-Transfluthrin-to-be-submitted-for-CLH_61482.html
June 2, 2014
Lukoil (Moscow) has announced that it plans to complete repairs and resume production at its Stavrolen cracker at Budyennovsk, Russia, in January next year, following a fire at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Lukoil-to-resume-olefins-production-at-Stavrolen-in-January-will-import-propylene_61475.html
June 2, 2014
Uralchem (Moscow), a leading fertilizer producer, reports a 21% decline in first-quarter operating profit, to 5.27 billion Russian rubles ($150.9 million), on 7% lower sales, R19.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-reports-lower-earnings-and-revenues_61473.html
June 2, 2014
Wacker Chemie announced today that it will spend €20 million ($27.2 million) to expand the capacity of its dispersible polymer powders capacity at Burghausen, Germany. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-hikes-dispersible-polymer-powders-capacity-in-Germany_61471.html
June 2, 2014
Ineos announced today that, following clearance from the European Commission, it has completed the acquisition of the Sasol's solvents assets in Germany and the associated production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-completes-acquisition-of-Sasols-solvents-business-in-Germany_61469.html
June 2, 2014
Air Liquide announced today that, on 1 June, Benoît Potier, chairman and CEO, succeeded Leif Johansson, chairman of Ericsson and AstraZeneca, as chairman of the European Round...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-CEO-takes-over-as-chairman-of-ERT_61465.html
June 2, 2014
Lonza says it has appointed Sven Abend as member of Lonza’s executive committee effective 1 July. Abend, currently CEO of Kolb (Hedingen, Switzerland), will be primary...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-appoints-new-executive-committee-member_61464.html
June 2, 2014
The European Commission has outlined a possible approach to promote regulatory convergence and recognition in the chemical sector under the negotiations with the United States as part...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-outlines-position-for-chemicals-within-TTIP-negotiations_61451.html
June 1, 2014
Five executives of PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading Russian fertilizer producer, including the general director and deputy general director of its Apatite phosphate subsidiary, are feared...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-executives-feared-dead-in-helicopter-crash_61462.html
May 30, 2014
The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan has signed a 10-year loan agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the South Korea Export-Import...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Turkmenistan-signs-loan-agreement-for-petchems-project_61448.html
May 30, 2014
KI Chemistry, a unit of Kulczyk Investments controlled by Poland's richest man Jan Kulczyk, has increased its offer for Ciech (Warsaw) to 31 Polish zloty ($10.17)/share on Thursday...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/KI-Chemistry-ups-offer-to-acquire-Ciech_61444.html
May 29, 2014
ENI (Rome) on Wednesday announced a new organizational structure, which will support the delivery of its strategy based on selective growth in the upstream sector and a turnaround...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ENI-restructures-to-sharpen-focus-on-core-operations-and-increase-efficiency_61383.html
May 29, 2014
Cefic says in its latest chemicals trends report, published today, that quarterly output in the European chemical industry increased for the fourth consecutive period. Chemical output...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-chemical-output-grows-for-fourth-consecutive-quarter_61358.html
May 29, 2014
BASF says that Ralf Spettmann, currently senior v.p./pigments & resins Europe, will become president of the construction chemicals division headquartered at Ludwigshafen, Germany...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-appoints-new-head-of-construction-chemicals-business_61376.html
May 29, 2014
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria) says that it will implement additional cost reduction measures “due to the very unsatisfactory development of prices on the global market for viscose...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lenzing-to-implement-further-cost-optimization-measures_61374.html
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