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January 13, 2015
Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) producer Hovione (Loures, Portugal) says that it has appointed Filipe Gaspar as v.p./R&D. Gaspar will lead the teams based at Lisbon and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Hovione-appoints-head-of-R-and-D_66772.html
January 13, 2015
Brenntag says that its supervisory board has renewed the contract of CEO Steven Holland for five years, until 29 February 2020. All areas of responsibilities within the management...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Brenntag-extends-CEO-contract_66769.html
January 12, 2015
The chemical industry will, on the whole, benefit in 2015 from lower oil prices, says a leading equity analyst. “We argue that the current fall in oil prices is primarily due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Equity-analyst-oil-price-decline-is-good-for-the-chemical-industry_66763.html
January 12, 2015
Odfjell says that its board has approved a restructuring program that is expected to result in annualized improvements in the company's net profit of more than $100.0 million by 2016...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Odfjell-to-cut-jobs-in-restructuring-plan-CEO-steps-down_66751.html
January 12, 2015
The "system problems" that hampered operations at Sabic European subsidiary all last week have been resolved, the company tells CW. The system issues impacted the ordering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sabic-ordering-delivery-system-issues-in-Europe-resolved_66750.html
January 12, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a large chlorine-free potash project in the United Kingdom, today announced its first take-or-pay offtake agreement in the animal feed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-signs-its-first-animal-feed-offtake-deal_66746.html
January 12, 2015
Demand for chemicals in 2014 was dampened by the global political crisis and the uncertainty surrounding the development of the global economy. The outlook for chemical companies in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-chemical-employers-association-2014-fell-short-of-expectations-uncertainty-on-the-rise_66741.html
January 12, 2015
UPM's (Helsinki) biorefinery at Lappeenranta, Finland, has commenced commercially producing wood-based renewable diesel. The biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UPM-starts-commercial-production-of-wood-based-biodiesel-at-site-in-Finland_66740.html
January 12, 2015
Kemira says that Petri Helsky, president/paper business and Asia/Pacific will leave Kemira to join Metsä Tissue (Espoo, Finland) as CEO. Helsky will continue in his current...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Kemira-headpaper-and-Asia-leaves_66735.html
January 9, 2015
The styrene-over-benzene spread dipped below $200/m.t. in the European market on 7 January and today for only the second time since September 2014. Falling energy numbers have been...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-styrene-benzene-spread-dips-below-$200m-t-_66712.html
January 9, 2015
Americhem (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has appointed Thomas Weigl v.p. and managing director for its Europe, Mideast, and Africa (EMEA) segment. Weigl most recently served as CEO and board...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Americhem-appoints-v-p-EMEA_66715.html
January 9, 2015
Sabic's European regional subsidiary is encountering "system issues," and the company does not yet know when these issues will be fully resolved and when business will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sabic-Europe-encounters-system-issues-at-Europe-production-sites_66716.html
January 9, 2015
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany, NY) says that it has acquired Aptuit’s (Greenwich, CT) Glasgow, UK, business and has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/AMRI-to-acquire-Aptuits-drug-product-development-and-aseptic-clinical-manufacturing-businesses_66711.html
January 9, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has appointed Ulrich Küsthardt as new chief innovation officer, effective from the beginning of this year. Küsthardt says that he plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-appoints-new-chief-innovation-officer_66709.html
January 8, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with subsidiaries of Polyplex (Gautam Buddh Nagar, India) located in Singapore and Turkey, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/Indorama-to-acquire-another-PET-plant-in-Turkey_66662.html
January 8, 2015
Production of olefins increased in Western Europe in the first nine months of 2014 compared with the same period of the previous year, and third-quarter production was up year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Third-quarter-olefin-production-rises-in-Western-Europe_66647.html
January 8, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) has lifted force majeure on the supply of cumene and phenol from the company's Huelva, Spain, production complex, a company source confirmed today.  Force...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cepsa-lifts-cumene-phenol-force-majeure-at-Huelva_66646.html
January 7, 2015
Europe's toluene contract price for January has been settled at a more than five-and-a-half year low as aromatics markets continue to adjust to a changed upstream environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-January-toluene-contract-settled-at-five-year-low_66618.html
January 7, 2015
Ministers from 14 European Union member states have made a joint statement in which the European Union is called upon to introduce an “ambitious market stability reserve...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Support-grows-for-prompt-reform-of-EU-ETS_66535.html
January 7, 2015
The European Commission today published a range of documents related to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that it is currently negotiating with the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-Commission-publishes-TTIP-legal-texts-as-part-of-transparency-initiative_66615.html
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