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August 26, 2015
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) on Wednesday reported its results covering the second quarter and first six months of 2015. The company’s earnings before interest and tax...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azoty-reports-higher-profits-on-lower-feedstock-costs-savings_73183.html
August 26, 2015
Ashland Performance Materials, a business unit of Ashland, has appointed GRP Solutions as its new distributor for the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new distribution agreement, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ashland-signs-composites-distribution-agreement-for-UK-and-Ireland-with-GRP-Solutions_73181.html
August 25, 2015
Benzene spot prices have been on a slippery slope in Europe during the last few days, with values dropping $90/m.t. in one day. August spot prices had traded as low as $645/m.t. by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-benzene-prices-nosedive-ahead-of-contract-discussions-reach-six-year-low_73160.html
August 25, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) on Wednesday reported an increase in sales and profits, recording the highest half-year sales in more than 10 years. At 200.7 million Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Siegfried-reports-strong-first-half-acquisition-of-BASF-pharma-business-on-track_73057.html
August 25, 2015
DSM has announced adjustments to its organizational and operating model, which it says have the objective of “creating a more agile, focused, and cost-efficient organization with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-reorganizes-cutting-up-to-1100-jobs_73157.html
August 25, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading potash fertilizers producer, on Tuesday reported profits in the first six months of this year increased significantly. Ebitda was up 22%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkalis-profits-rise-expansion-on-track-to-safeguard-market-share_73156.html
August 25, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that Svein Tore Holsether, the newly appointed president and CEO of Yara, will join the company on 9 September. On 30 March, Yara...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yaras-new-CEO-to-join-next-month_73153.html
August 25, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a producer of man-made cellulosic fibers, has announced sales of €955.4 million ($1.10 billion) in the first half of 2015 compared with sales of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lenzing-reports-higher-sales-profit-profitability-in-first-half_73152.html
August 25, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading agrochemicals company, said on Tuesday it has no comment to make on reports that Monsanto has increased its offer by 4.7% to 43.7 billion Swiss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngenta-has-no-comment-on-reported-new-Monsanto-offer_73154.html
August 24, 2015
TerraVerdae BioWorks (Wilton, UK) has achieved commercial pilot-scale production of its biodegradable, natural microspheres for use in personal care and cosmetic products, as a direct...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bioplastics-startup-achieves-commercial-pilot-scale-PHA-biomaterial-production_73138.html
August 24, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) on Monday reported sales of 178 million Swiss francs ($187.9 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF167 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Gurit-increases-sales-profits-leaps-by-62-percent_73129.html
August 21, 2015
Vopak reports a 13% increase in net profit for the first half of 2015 compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €143 million ($162.2 million), on revenue up 8%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vopaks-earnings-rise-on-higher-occupancy-positive-currency-effects_73113.html
August 21, 2015
K+S (Kassel, Germany) on Friday announced the appointment of Rainer Gerling to the executive management of the company with effect from 1 January 2016. Gerling will succeed Ralf...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/K+S-shuffles-executive-management_73111.html
August 20, 2015
Production in Germany’s chemical-pharmaceutical industry rose by 1% in the first half of this year, but revenues fell as a result of falling prices and restrained demand in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germanys-chemical-industry-No-breakthrough-in-sight_73088.html
August 19, 2015
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading phosphate fertilizer producer, on Wednesday reported a major increase in sales and profits in the first six months of this year. Revenue was 65% higher, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgros-sales-and-profits-soar-in-the-first-six-months_73062.html
August 19, 2015
BOC and Eastman on Tuesday held the official opening ceremony for a hydrogen plant at Eastman's Newport, UK, site. BOC, a member of the Linde group and the biggest industrial gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BOC-and-Eastman-commission-hydrogen-plant-in-the-UK_73061.html
August 19, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a major, chlorine-free potash operation in the United Kingdom, on Wednesday said that its previously announced offtake agreement with an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-triples-potash-offtake-agreement-with-US-customer_73058.html
August 19, 2015
Syngenta announced on Wednesday that it intends to divest its premium flowers seeds business from its lawn and garden operating unit. The divestment would enable the entity to play a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngenta-to-divest-flowers-seeds-business_73056.html
August 18, 2015
Ineos announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded three new petroleum exploration and development licenses by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UK-government-awards-Ineos-three-shale-gas-exploration-licenses_73039.html
August 18, 2015
The average daily production of chlorine in Europe was 26,882 m.t. in June compared with 25,088 m.t. in the corresponding month in 2014, up 7.2% year-on-year (YOY), according to trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-chlorine-production-rises-in-June-caustic-stocks-fall_73038.html
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