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June 12, 2014
The European Council has reached agreement that provides for a two-step procedure enabling European member states to restrict or even ban the cultivation of authorized...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Council-agrees-to-allow-member-states-to-restrict-or-ban-cultivation-of-GMOs_61721.html
June 12, 2014
Omnova Solutions says it has expanded major capabilities at its Le Havre, France, manufacturing facility, which will enable the company to increase its production of specialty acrylic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Omnova-expands-capacity-for-specialty-acrylic-resins-for-waterborne-coatings-in-France_61703.html
June 12, 2014
A well-functioning transport infrastructure is an important economic factor in Germany. About 226 million m.t. of chemical products were shipped to customers in 2012 (excluding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Germanys-chemical-industry-calls-for-a-masterplan-for-transport-infrastructure_61711.html
June 12, 2014
PPG Industries says it has begun operation of a new packaging unit installed at its Gonfreville, France, coatings plant and aerospace application support center. With the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/PPG-adds-packaging-capabilities-at-Gonfreville-France-site_61712.html
June 12, 2014
Merck KGaA says it has reached an agreement to sell the laboratory equipment and production units of Chemische Fabrik Lehrte, a business within Merck that produces industrial salts at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-sells-assets-of-Chemische-Fabrik-Lehrte-to-Schussler-Novachem_61709.html
June 11, 2014
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Development (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, celebrates ten years today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SusChem-celebrates-ten-years-preparing-for-next-decade_61684.html
June 11, 2014
The RAG Foundation (Frankfurt), a public-sector trust, says it will reduce its stake in Evonik Industries to diversify its investment risks, according to Reuters reports. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Report-German-trust-to-cut-stake-in-Evonik_61556.html
June 11, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says that Stefaan Haspeslagh will succeed Gérard Marchand as new chairman of the board at Tessenderlo Chemie. Marchand’s term ended at the end...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-Chemie-appoints-new-board-chairman_61546.html
June 11, 2014
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) and DSM's food specialties business have signed a collaborative agreement involving early-stage research of several biological active...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-food-specialties-unit-and-Marrone-Bio-sign-R-and-D-agreement_61544.html
June 11, 2014
KI Chemistry, a unit of Kulczyk Investments controlled by Poland’s richest man, Jan Kulczyk, has agreed to buy 51.1% stake in the chemical producer Ciech (Warsaw) following an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/KI-Chemistry-buys-majority-stake-in-Ciech_61572.html
June 11, 2014
Johnson Matthey (London) reports a 24.9% rise in profits for the company’s fiscal year, ended 31 March, compared with the previous fiscal year, to £338.7 million ($566...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_61571.html
June 11, 2014
Indonesia has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) against antidumping measures that the European Union imposed last year on imports of biodiesel from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Indonesia-files-complaint-with-WTO-against-EU-biodiesel-antidumping-measures_61680.html
June 11, 2014
Avantium (Amsterdam) has closed a €36-million ($50 million) financing round backed by a consortium of investors including Swire Pacific, Coca-Cola, Danone, and Alpla, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Avantium-raises-&euro36-million-toward-first-commercial-scale-PEF-facility_61672.html
June 11, 2014
Russian fertilizer producer Acron (Velikii Novgorod), through its Norica Holding subsidiary, has raised its stake in Grupa Azoty (Tarnów), the major chemicals player in Poland...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Acron-raises-stake-in-Polish-chemicals-major-Grupa-Azoty_61675.html
June 11, 2014
Lonza says it is investing in technology and facility improvements to its antibody drug conjugate (ADC) clinical manufacturing facility at Visp, Switzerland. The planned upgrades...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-invests-in-single-use-technology-and-facility-upgrades-for-clinical-ADC-manufacturing_61665.html
June 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested testing proposals for four fatty acid derivatives under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-fatty-acid-derivatives_61648.html
June 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says in its latest triannual report that the use of alternative methods to testing on animals has increased. The European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Animal-testing-Use-of-alternatives-increases-but-some-tests-conducted-without-ECHAs-approval_61652.html
June 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started an open consultation on a harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for pirimicarb...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultation-on-pirimicarb_61647.html
June 10, 2014
Ineos Technologies announced today that it has licensed its Innovene S process to Hyundai Engineering for use in Turkmengas’s previously announced, new, greenfield, world-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Ineos-licenses-Innovene-S-polyethylene-technology-to-Turkmenistan_61646.html
June 10, 2014
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petrochemicals producer, today reported a 263% increase in first-quarter profit, to 56.8 billion Russian rubles ($1.65 billion), on 21% higher...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-reports-big-increase-in-first-quarter-results-new-PP-plant-contributes_61641.html
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