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August 3, 2014
WeylChem (Frankfurt), part of International Chemicals Investors Group, has appointed Frank Wegener as president. Wegener is currently president of Kemira’s municipal &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/WeylChem-appoints-Kemira-executive-as-president_62931.html
August 1, 2014
Custom synthesis firm Isochem (Paris) says it has sold its Framochem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) subsidiary and its German sales office Isochem Deutschland to fine chemicals company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Isochem-sells-Hungary-subsidiary-to-US-fine-chemical-firm_62936.html
August 1, 2014
Ineos's compounds subsidiary and Doeflex Compounding (Swindon, UK) have received unconditional clearance from the European Commission to combine the companies' polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-Doeflex-receive-European-Commission-approval-to-combine-their-PVC-compounding-businesses_62935.html
August 1, 2014
Borealis is divesting its Biosuper business in France, the company announced today. The Biosuper brand, a phosphate-based dryer used in animal stables; and the related production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-to-divest-Biosuper-business-in-France_62930.html
August 1, 2014
Wacker today reported a near doubling in second-quarter net profit and a major increase in sales in all its business segments. Net income rose 94.7%, to €29.4 million ($39.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-raises-sales-and-earnings-confirms-forecast-upgrade_62926.html
August 1, 2014
Arkema's quarter-two net income fell by 58%, to €47 million ($63 million) from €112 million one year earlier, according to the company's latest results published today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkemas-net-profit-falls-by-more-than-a-half-as-sales-drop-delays-sales-earnings-targets_62923.html
July 31, 2014
Westlake Chemical has closed the previously announced €490-million ($656.5 million) acquisition of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Vinnolit Holdings (Ismaning, Germany) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Westlake-closes-&euro490-million-Vinnolit-acquisition_62856.html
July 31, 2014
Solvay today reported net sales for second-quarter 2014 of €2.64 billion ($3.54 billion), an increase of 2% year-on-year (YOY). Operating profit (adjusted Ebit) was €291...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-reports-2-percent-rise-in-sales-adjusted-Ebit-jumps-56-percent-confirms-full-year-outlook_62852.html
July 31, 2014
Air Liquide reported €3.77 billion in revenues during the second quarter, down 2.4% year-on-year (YOY), according to the company's results published today. The figures exclude...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquides-quarter-two-revenue-down-2-4-percent_62850.html
July 31, 2014
Versalis (Milan), the chemicals arm of Italy’s energy major ENI (Rome), today reported widening operating and net losses and a decline in revenues and production. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versaliss-losses-widen-sales-and-production-decline_62847.html
July 31, 2014
Evonik Industries today reported second-quarter net income of €139 million ($186.2 million), down 28% on the year-earlier period. Sales were 1% higher at €3.25 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-Industries-reports-lower-earnings-confirms-outlook_62846.html
July 31, 2014
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has signed an agreement with Cross Industries (Wels, Austria), to acquire a 51% stake in its subsidiary, Wethje Holding (Hengersberg, Germany), a company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Mitsubishi-Rayon-acquires-majority-stake-in-German-producer-of-carbon-fiber-reinforced-plastic-auto-parts_62843.html
July 30, 2014
 Selenis (Portalegre, Portugal) a subsidiary of Control PET (Santo Tirso, Portugal) has acquired Artenius Italia, the last remaining polyethylene terephthalate (PET) ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Portuguese-firm-acquires-La-Sedas-PET-assets-in-Italy_62804.html
July 30, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says its sales for first-half 2014 increased to 2.66 billion Swiss francs ($2.94 billion), an increase of 18% in local currency, or 10.6% in Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-reports-18-percent-growth-in-first-half-2014-sales-net-profit-leaps-25-7-percent_62813.html
July 30, 2014
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a producer of high-performance polymers, including poly(ether ether ketone), today announced its third-quarter results, covering 1 April–30...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Victrex-ups-sales-in-quarter-to-June_62805.html
July 30, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) said today that its CEO, Andrey Guryev, met with Nick Bowen, the executive global head/mining services at Orica, to discuss the final construction stage of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-and-Orica-on-track-with-emulsion-explosives-project-in-Russia_62803.html
July 30, 2014
Clariant’s second-quarter net income from continuing operations was up 17%, to 83 million Swiss francs ($91.5 million), while revenues from continuing operations declined 1%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Clariant-confirms-outlook-on-improved-second-quarter-results_62794.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that European Union member states have indicated their intention to submit harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) dossiers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-announces-four-CLH-dossiers-submitted-two-intentions-added_62801.html
July 30, 2014
Bayer today reported a 13.3% rise in second-quarter net income, to €953 million ($1.28 billion), on 1% higher sales of €10.5 billion. Ebitda before special items was down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-reports-higher-income-and-revenue-upholds-full-year-forecast_62793.html
July 30, 2014
The board of Yara International (Oslo) today announced the appointment of Svein Richard Brandtzæg, aged 57, as the company's new president and CEO. He will succeed Jørgen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-appoints-new-president-and-CEO_62603.html
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