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May 12, 2014
Norbert Dentressangle, a transport, logistics and freight forwarding company, has won a new five-year contract with Sabic UK Petrochemicals to provide a maintenance, repair and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Norbert-Dentressangle-wins-warehousing-contract-from-Sabic-UK_61017.html
May 12, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Kaiima Bio-Agritech (Moshav Sharona, Israel) have announced a collaboration to develop advanced hybrid rice varieties. The multi-year project combines Bayer's and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-CropScience-and-Israeli-firm-partner-to-improve-rice-productivity_61016.html
May 12, 2014
Geo Specialty Chemicals (Ambler, PA) says it has begun construction of a new production facility at its Hythe site in the United Kingdom designed to serve the fast growing contact lens...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Geo-begins-construction-of-new-facility-at-Hythe-UK_61011.html
May 12, 2014
Huntsman has signed partnership contracts with Tebodin (The Hague), part of Bilginger (Mannheim, Germany), covering all engineering projects for the Huntsman's Holland subsidiary on an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Huntsman-Tebodin-sign-partnership-contracts-in-the-Netherlands_60995.html
May 12, 2014
IGas (London), a shale gas explorer, has acquired Dart Energy (Singapore) for about A$211.5 million ($198 million), IGas says. The combination of IGas and Dart will create a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IGas-acquisition-will-create-largest-UK-shale-gas-explorer_60989.html
May 10, 2014
The board of directors of ENI (Rome) on Friday appointed Claudio Descalzi as CEO, replacing Paolo Scaroni. Scaroni was appointed head of the energy major by disgraced former prime...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ENI-appoints-Claudio-Descalzi-as-CEO_60980.html
May 10, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) plans to invest €100 million ($137.6 million) this year in biosimilars, a new business being developed by its Merck Serono unit. In addition, Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-to-invest-in-biosimilars-eyes-pharma-acquisitions_60979.html
May 9, 2014
Odfjell posted a net loss of $23 million in the first quarter compared with a net loss of $13 million in the first quarter of 2013. Sales were $266 million, up from $256 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Odfjell-net-loss-widens-plans-restructuring_60964.html
May 9, 2014
BASF says it is offering a high-performance nylon derived from renewable raw materials under the company's Ultramid brand. The product is based on certified biomass. The resulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-introduces-nylon-derived-from-biomass_60962.html
May 9, 2014
Repsol (Madrid) has reported a 27% rise in first-quarter net profit, to €807 million ($1.11 billion). Petrochemicals sales were also up 27%, reaching 653,000 m.t. The company a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Repsol-reports-higher-income-in-first-quarter-petchem-sales-volumes-rise_60959.html
May 9, 2014
Marcus Kuhnert. Merck KGaA says that the board of partners of E. Merck KG, the body that appoints the executive board members of Merck, has appointed Marcus Kuhnert as group CFO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-appoints-new-CFO_60957.html
May 8, 2014
FRX Polymers (Chelmsford MA) has closed its series-C financing round at $20 million, the company has announced. The financing was led by the Flemish investment company, PMV (Brussels)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Green-flame-retardant-start-up-closes-$20-million-series-C-financing-round_60895.html
May 8, 2014
Germany's energy-intensive industries association EID (Berlin) says it welcomes the decision by the German government to continue the cost relief regulation, part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Energy-industries-association-welcomes-reform-of-renewable-energy-law-but-warns-on-high-energy-costs_60902.html
May 8, 2014
Petrochemical producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says sales in first-quarter 2014 were 8.54 billion Hungarian forint ($38.6 million), compared with Ft5.63 billion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/TVK-first-quarter-sales-rise-by-3-percent-Ebitda-leaps-by-52-percent_60899.html
May 8, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says that its revenue for the first quarter of 2014 increased to €141.5 million ($196.8 million), compared with €138.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tikkurila-sales-increase-by-2-2-percent-in-first-quarter-2014-Ebit-jumps-28-5-percent-YOY_60898.html
May 8, 2014
The European Commission says it has approved the proposed merger of the European chlorvinyls businesses of Ineos and Solvay, subject to the divestment by Ineos of suspension polyvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-approves-Ineos-Solvay-chlorvinyls-merger-subject-to-PVC-EDC-chlor-alkali-divestments_60896.html
May 8, 2014
Lanxess has announced a process to realign the company, following a major downturn in some of the markets it serves. New CEO Matthias Zachert who took the helm on 1 April, says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-begins-realignment-under-new-CEO-raises-share-capital-Update_60886.html
May 7, 2014
Arkema will cease production at its coating resins production unit at Stallingborough, UK, the company confirmed today. The plant was formerly part of Cray Valley, a Total subsidiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-to-cease-coating-resins-production-at-UK-site_60865.html
May 7, 2014
Emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuel combustion by the 28 member states of the European Union decreased by 2.5% in in 2013 compared with those in 2012, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-carbon-dioxide-emissions-fall-by-2-5-percent-in-2013-compared-with-2012_60862.html
May 7, 2014
ENI (Rome) announced today that it has signed deals to sell its shareholdings in refining and marketing activities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Romania to MOL Group (Budapest)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/ENI-sells-refining-and-marketing-business-in-Czech-Republic-Slovakia-and-Romania-to-MOL-Group_60861.html
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