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May 19, 2015
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) on Tuesday reported a rise in first-quarter earnings and revenues, buoyed by recent acquisitions. The company has confirmed its guidance for 2015. Ebit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-reports-higher-first-quarter-sales-and-earnings-confirms-guidance_70483.html
May 18, 2015
A. Schulman says that it has expanded its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) compounding capacity by adding a production line at the masterbatch plant at Bornem, Belgium. The added PET...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Schulman-completes-PET-masterbatch-compounding-expansion-in-Belgium_69795.html
May 18, 2015
Production of chemicals, excluding pharmaceuticals, increased 3.7% in the United Kingdom in 2014, according to the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London). Addressing a press...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chemicals-output-increases-in-UK_70019.html
May 18, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says revenue in the first three months of 2015 was €133.2 million ($148.5 million), down 5.8% year-on-year (YOY) compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tikkurila-reports-lower-sales-but-strong-profitability-in-first-quarter_70056.html
May 18, 2015
Fragrances and flavors firm Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) today reported its first-quarter 2015 financial results, with sales leaping by 42% year-on-year (YOY), to €668.0 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Symrise-makes-strong-start-to-2015-reports-double-digit-growth-in-sales-profit_70077.html
May 18, 2015
Brenntag has announced today that it achieved sales of €2.57 billion ($2.86 billion) in the first quarter of 2015 compared with €2.42 billion in the corresponding period in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Brenntag-reports-strong-performance-in-all-regions-increases-profit-confirms-outlook_70113.html
May 18, 2015
Styrene and benzene spot prices have come under further pressure in Europe to start the week, amid a weakening of aromatics markets worldwide despite a relatively steady upstream...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-benzene-styrene-prices-start-week-under-pressure_70469.html
May 18, 2015
UniBio (Odense, Denmark), a biotechnology firm specializing in animal feed technology, plans to list on London’s Alternative Investment Market this year, aiming to raise...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Danish-protein-from-natural-gas-firm-plans-IPO-in-London_70461.html
May 18, 2015
Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from installations participating in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased by about 4.5% in 2014, according to estimates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-GHG-emissions-fall-by-4-5-percent-in-2014_70460.html
May 18, 2015
OMV (Vienna) says that its first-quarter petrochemicals operating profit declined to €32 million ($36.3 million) from €42 million in the corresponding period of last...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/OMVs-petchem-profit-declines-on-lower-margins_70459.html
May 18, 2015
Borealis, Europe's second-largest polyolefins and fourth-largest fertilizer player, Monday reported solid first-quarter results and outlined to CW its aspirations in polyolefins...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-raises-profit-US-ethane-imports-still-viable-fertilizer-business-to-double_70458.html
May 18, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a producer of man-made cellulosic fibers, says its revenue in first-quarter 2015 was €474.6 million ($540.6 million) compared with €451.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lenzing-reports-increase-in-sales-profit-rockets_70455.html
May 18, 2015
Wacker Chemie says that its subsidiary, Siltronic (Munich), the world’s third largest producer of hyperpure silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry, is preparing for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wackers-Siltronic-unit-plans-IPO_70433.html
May 18, 2015
The United States has seen benzene derivative exports moving to Europe with cumene and cyclohexane this week, as operational issues in that region have left producers looking to cover...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/US-benzene-derivative-exports-move-to-EU-amid-production-issues_70450.html
May 15, 2015
Wacker Chemie, after performing well in the first quarter, today said it is raising its sales forecast for 2015. The company generated sales of €1.33 billion ($1.49 billion) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-raises-2015-sales-forecast-after-good-first-quarter_69962.html
May 15, 2015
Perstorp reports a net loss of 290 million Swedish kronor for the first quarter, compared with a net loss of SK189 million in the corresponding period of last year. The wider loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Perstorps-net-loss-widens-on-higher-financial-costs-stronger-volumes-boost-sales_70441.html
May 15, 2015
Cefic and the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU; Brussels) hosted a joint event this week on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-EU-and-US-industry-have-a-responsibility-to-speak-up-in-support-of-TTIP_70434.html
May 15, 2015
Speculation is growing that Monsanto could soon return with a sweetened offer for Syngenta after lining up buyers for large parts of Syngenta’s seeds business, especially in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Monsanto-seeks-buyers-for-Syngentas-US-seeds-business-to-meet-antitrust-concerns_70432.html
May 14, 2015
The styrene-over-benzene spread in Europe has jumped almost to $550/m.t., a gain of about $120/m.t. on the week, as benzene and styrene spot prices have been pulled in opposite...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Styrene-benzene-spread-approaches-$550-in-Europe-as-production-issues-emerge_70414.html
May 14, 2015
Azerbaijan Methanol Co. (Azmeco) has announced plans to raise $1 billion through the issue of bonds in London. Highgrove Securities (London), Azmeco's financial advisor, says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Azerbaijan-methanol-producer-plans-$1-billion-bond-issue_70413.html
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