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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
May 28, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vinnolit Holdings (Ismaning, Germany) and its subsidiary companies from Advent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Westlake-Chemical-to-buy-PVC-producer-Vinnolit_61357.html
May 28, 2014
Foster Wheeler says it has been awarded a contract by Marubeni (Tokyo) for the engineering and material supply of a new steam reformer heater, including an air preheating system, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-steam-reformer-contract-in-Kazakhstan_61354.html
May 28, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s largest producer of fertilizers and a major player globally, has signed a six-year gas-supply contract with Russia’s energy major, Rosneft...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-and-Rosneft-sign-gas-supply-deal-for-fertilizers-complex_61352.html
May 27, 2014
Borealis has launched a portfolio of polypropylene (PP) compound grades composed of post-consumer recycled (PCR) and virgin content for interior, exterior and under-the-bonnet (UTB)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-launches-PP-portfolio-that-uses-post-consumer-recycled-and-virgin-resin_61324.html
May 27, 2014
The European Association of Chemical Distributors (FECC) has elected Neville Prior as FECC's new president. Prior is chairman and CEO of Cornelius Group (Bishop's Stortford, UK). He...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/FECC-elects-president_61335.html
May 27, 2014
The European Commission has published formal notification today that companies wishing to market hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the European Union in 2015 must register and submit an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-asks-companies-to-apply-for-HFC-quotas-by-1-July_61315.html
May 27, 2014
Rosneft (Moscow) said on Friday that it signed an agreement with Sanors Holding to acquire the Sanors group of companies. The agreement was signed by Rosneft chairman of the board Igor...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Rosneft-acquires-Sanors-paving-way-for-petchems-project-to-proceed_61322.html
May 27, 2014
Pfizer confirmed today that its “informal” offer to acquire AstraZeneca for £69.4 billion (117 billion) has lapsed and that it was consequently withdrawing the offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Pfizer-walks-away-from-AstraZeneca-bid_61321.html
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