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March 18, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired flavors company Taiga International (Puurs, Belgium) for about $2.9 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Frutarom-acquires-Belgium-based-flavors-company-Taiga_68652.html
March 18, 2015
SGL Carbon (Wiesbaden, Germany) has announced group sales of €1.34 billion ($1.42 billion) for the business year 2014, a decrease of 6% year-on-year (YOY). . Ebitda before...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-announces-fall-in-sales-profit-plummets_68664.html
March 17, 2015
Russia’s energy major Rosneft (Moscow) has completed its acquisition of Novokuibyshevsk Petrochemical Co. (Sanors; Novokuibyshevsk, Russia). The deal aims to integrate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Rosnefts-acquisition-of-Sanors-creates-major-petchems-player-in-Russia_68596.html
March 17, 2015
CB&I said today that it has been awarded contracts by Naftna industrija Srbije for the technology license and front-end engineering design of a delayed coker unit at Pancevo...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/CB-and-I-awarded-refinery-upgrade-contracts-in-Serbia_68589.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 17, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) today announced its results for fiscal 2014. Net sales were 335.8 million Swiss francs ($333.8 million) compared with SF281.1 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Gurit-reports-double-digit-sales-growth-profitability-leaps_68627.html
March 17, 2015
Wacker Chemie today confirmed that its sales and earnings in fiscal 2014 were considerably higher than in 2013. Group sales rose 8%, to €4.83 billion ($5.13 billion), mainly...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-confirms-higher-sales-and-earnings-forecasts-increases-in-2015-revenue-and-Ebitda_68624.html
March 17, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Axson Technologies (Saint-Ouen l'Aumône, France), a company involved in the business of epoxy and polyurethane...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-confirms-decision-to-acquire-French-firm-Axson_68623.html
March 16, 2015
Fertilizers, chemicals, and plastics company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) posted 2014 net profit of 265 million zlotych, up from Zl245 million in the previous year, and Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Grupa-Azotys-earnings-sales-rise_68597.html
March 16, 2015
The European technology platform (ETP) for sustainable chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, has published its new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SusChem-publishes-strategic-innovation-and-research-agenda_68593.html
March 16, 2015
Kemira announced today the appointment of Mats Rönnbäck as interim president/paper segment and Asia/Pacific and member of Kemira's management board as of 1 April...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kemira-appoints-interim-presidentpaper-and-AsiaPacific_68592.html
March 16, 2015
The operator of a rock removing machine at Uralkali's (Berezniki, Russia) Berezniki-4 mine died on Sunday 15 March, following an accident that took place during repair works being...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Accident-at-Uralkali-Berezniki-4-mine-results-in-one-fatality_68598.html
March 16, 2015
The second round of pay tariff negotiations in Germany’s chemical industry has ended without a concrete result, the employers association BAVC (Wiesbaden) has announced. BAVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Pay-talks-in-Germany-Employers-offer-1-6-percent-union-claims-provocation_68588.html
March 16, 2015
The enterprise value of the transaction is €600 million ($674.8 million) plus an earnout of up to €175 million. Net cash proceeds at closing to DSM will be about €300–350 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/DSM-sells-65-percent-stake-in-caprolactam-acrylonitrile-and-composite-resins-businesses-to-CVC_68587.html
March 16, 2015
Linde announced today group sales of €17.0 billion ($17.8 billion) in full-year 2014 compared with €16.7 billion in 2013, an increase of 4.5% year-on-year (YOY) after...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-increases-sales-despite-tough-conditions_68586.html
March 16, 2015
Albemarle says that it is streamlining its portfolio of mineral flame-retardant products and refocusing resources on key product grades. The company will immediately discontinue...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Albemarle-to-discontinue-production-of-certain-mineral-flame-retardants-increase-ATH-capacity_68581.html
March 16, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that the previously announced acquisition of Prolactal (Hartberg, Austria) and its subsidiary Rovita (Engelsberg, Germany) was completed on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ICL-completes-acquisition-of-food-ingredients-firm-Prolactal_68576.html
March 13, 2015
The spread between styrene and benzene prices reached an all-time high in Europe this week as spot styrene continued to surge but benzene faltered.   March styrene offers breached...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-styrene-benzene-spread-reaches-record-high_68558.html
March 13, 2015
GE and Kemira have entered into a formal distribution agreement that combines GE's water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/GE-and-Kemira-create-global-alliance-to-bring-water-technology-to-pulp-and-paper-industry_68461.html
March 13, 2015
Wood Group (Aberdeen, UK) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Statoil (Stavanger, Norway) for engineering modifications and upgrades to its Kollsnes process plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wood-Group-awarded-contract-to-expand-gas-processing-plant-in-Norway_68552.html
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