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March 23, 2015
Sika board of directors and management have notched up another victory in their battle to prevent control of the Swiss building chemical company falling into the hands of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Court-upholds-Sikas-power-to-restrict-family-voting-rights_68813.html
March 23, 2015
Kemira says that its previously announced acquisition of AkzoNobel's global paper chemical business is now expected to be completed in the second quarter. Kemira announced last July...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Completion-of-Kemiras-acquisition-of-AkzoNobels-paper-chemical-business-delayed-until-second-quarter_68806.html
March 23, 2015
Evonik Industries said today that it is investing “a triple-digit-million euro” to increase production capacity for specialty silicones. The global investment initiative...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-Industries-expands-specialty-silicones-capacity-in-Germany-and-China_68804.html
March 23, 2015
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) has reached agreement to purchase Camfin's (CF) 26.2% stake in Italian tire maker Pirelli at €15/share ($16.40/share)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ChemChina-to-acquire-controlling-stake-in-tire-maker-Pirelli_68802.html
March 20, 2015
Altana (Wesel, Germany) announced today sales of €1.95 billion ($2.09 billion) in full-year 2014 compared with sales of €1.77 billion in 2013, an increase of 11% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Altana-acheives-double-digit-sales-and-Ebitda-growth-in-2014_68781.html
March 20, 2015
BASF says that a consortium of companies in biotechnology, renewable resources, chemistry, process engineering, and equipment supply in the European process industry, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-and-eight-partners-optimizing-production-processes-for-renewable-based-products_68773.html
March 19, 2015
Michael Vassiliadis, chairman of German trade union IG BCE (Hanover), which represents workers in the mining, chemical, and energy sectors, has called on the federal government to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/German-chemical-trade-union-calls-for-"accelerated-decision-making"-in-energy-policies_68708.html
March 19, 2015
DSM says that it will expand production capacity for vitamin B2 at the company’s manufacturing site at Grenzach, Germany. The new capacity will be available in 2016...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/DSM-to-increase-vitamin-B2-production-capacity-in-Germany_68696.html
March 19, 2015
Syngenta today gave the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments under The Good Growth Plan initiative, which was launched in 2013 to support the future...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Syngenta-provides-update-on-growth-initiative_68687.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has adopted the final community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2015–2017. A total of 134 substances are to be evaluated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-adopts-community-rolling-action-plan-for-2015-2017-134-substances-to-be-evaluated-48-in-this-year_68700.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its risk assessment committee (RAC) is continuing to deliberate on a proposal from France to restrict the use of bisphenol A...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-considers-proposal-to-restrict-BPA-in-thermal-paper_68697.html
March 19, 2015
Ineos and Solvay said today that they have reached an agreement with International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Luxembourg) to acquire the assets being divested by Ineos. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-to-sell-assets-to-ICIG-as-part-of-EU-rule-on-the-proposed-formation-of-vinyls-jv-with-Solvay_68690.html
March 19, 2015
Lanxess today reported substantially improved operating result and net income in fiscal 2014. While sales declined 3.5% to €8.01 billion ($8.62 billion), Ebitda pre-exceptionals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-improves-earnings-to-close-EPDM-plant-realign-butadiene-rubber-operations_68689.html
March 18, 2015
Brenntag has reported a slight increase in 2014 profit after tax, to €340 million, on sales up 2.5%, to €10.0 billion. Operating Ebitda increased 4.1%, to €727 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Brenntags-earnings-ahead-of-guidance-sales-up_68657.html
March 18, 2015
UPM Group, one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, has recently commissioned the first wood-based biorefinery producing renewable diesel at Lappeenranta, Finland...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/UPM-commissions-biorefinery-in-Finland_68666.html
March 18, 2015
DSM today announced that it and managing board member Stefan Doboczky have agreed that his term as a board member will not be renewed at the upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-board-member-to-leave-the-company_68655.html
March 18, 2015
Lanxess says that its supervisory board has appointed Michael Pontzen as a member of the board of management of the company effective 1 April. He will assume the role of CFO. Pontzen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-appoints-new-CFO-supervisory-board-members_68654.html
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
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