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April 28, 2014
Lonza says that Marc Funk will take on the full leadership role for the pharma and biotech segment, effective 1 July. Funk will succeed Stephan Kutzer, who will be leaving Lonza...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-appoints-new-COO-for-pharma-and-biotech-segment_60619.html
April 26, 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have voted in favor of halving the consumption of lightweight plastic bags by 2017, and reducing it by 80% by 2019 compared with 2010 levels...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/European-Parliament-votes-to-reduce-usage-of-lightweight-plastic-bags_60608.html
April 25, 2014
Establishing a shale gas industry in the United Kingdom would provide a huge boost to the UK economy, according to an official report, published today. Shale gas could create an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Government-report-Building-UKs-shale-industry-could-create-$55-billion-supply-chain_60606.html
April 25, 2014
Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) on Thursday reported a 35% rise in net profit, to 694 million Danish kroner ($128.7 million) on sales up 7%, to DK3.03 billion. Ebit grew by 30%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novozymes-reports-higher-first-quarter-sales-and-earnings_60605.html
April 25, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it welcomes the "wide-ranging and constructive dialog" with more than 60 stakeholders as part of a follow-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-welcomes-dialog-with-BPA-stakeholders_60604.html
April 25, 2014
Invista and Solvay announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement resolving disputes related to adiponitrile (ADN) intellectual property and technology used in their...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Invista-Solvay-settle-adiponitrile-dispute_60558.html
April 25, 2014
Lanxess is restarting its butyl rubber plant at Zwijndrecht, Belgium, after trade union–represented production employees agreed to accept the terms of a new two-year collective...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Labor-agreement-ends-strike-at-Lanxesss-butyl-rubber-plant-in-Belgium_60600.html
April 25, 2014
Vopak reports a 15% decline in first-quarter net profit, excluding exceptional items, compared with the corresponding period last year, to €68 million ($94 million), on sales down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vopak-posts-lower-first-quarter-profits-sales-forecasts-5-10-percent-full-year-Ebitda-decline_60597.html
April 25, 2014
BASF says it is "implementing a series of measures" within its nutrition and health division, aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of its performance products segment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-restructures-nutrition-and-health-260-jobs-to-go-by-end-of-2015_60602.html
April 24, 2014
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it has signed an exclusive agreement to manufacture high-quality graphene products using a new process developed by researchers at Trinity College Dublin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Thomas-Swan-says-it-has-exclusive-agreement-to-manufacture-graphene-products-using-new-process_60535.html
April 24, 2014
Lonza, in its business update announcement for the first quarter of 2014, says that the year 2014 started with a good momentum, leading to a better business performance than the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Demand-growth-boosts-Lonzas-first-quarter-performance_60514.html
April 24, 2014
Elementis's (London) first-quarter sales volumes increased across most segments, the company announced today in an interim management statement. The company did not disclose profit or...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Elementis-says-first-quarter-volumes-increased-full-year-profits-likely-to-meet-expectations_60520.html
April 24, 2014
Air Liquide has reported €3.73 billion ($5.16 billion) in revenue during the first quarter, up 6.2% year-on-year (YOY) on a comparable—growth, excluding currency, natural...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-confirms-2014-growth-target-supported-by-higher-first-quarter-sales_60518.html
April 24, 2014
Output of chemicals in the European Union increased in January 2014 for the fourth consecutive month, or 3.3% year-on-year (YOY), according to Cefic. Chemical sales in December 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-EU-chemical-output-increases-for-fourth-consecutive-month-update_60493.html
April 24, 2014
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a project that includes an ethane cracker, and polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) production facilities, at Kiyanly, Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Groundbreaking-ceremony-held-for-$3-4-billion-petchem-complex-in-Turkmenistan_60487.html
April 24, 2014
Uralchem (Moscow) a leading producer of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers, reported lower sales and earnings for the whole of 2013 citing difficult market conditions. Net profit was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings_60513.html
April 24, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) reported higher first-quarter results with fertilizer output up 5.2% and sales 0.6% higher compared with the corresponding period of 2013. Total fertilizer output...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-raises-fertilizer-output-in-first-quarter_60512.html
April 23, 2014
Researchers at the Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (Amber) center at Dublin have developed a new process—which promises to be simple and affordable—to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/New-process-developed-for-mass-production-of-graphene_60488.html
April 23, 2014
DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts (DC&F) announced today that it has won a Teflon patent and trademark infringement case against the cookware and home appliances company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DuPont-wins-Teflon-patent-and-trademark-infringement-case-against-Italian-cookware-producer_60484.html
April 23, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) said today that ICL Fertilizers’ subsidiary, Cleveland Potash Ltd. (CPL), will expand its polyhalite mining capacity at its Boulby mine in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ICL-to-invest-in-major-expansion-of-polyhalite-potash-capacity-in-the-UK_60482.html
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