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October 8, 2014
The board of SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) today announced restructuring plans, including closing unprofitable units. Distinct key performance indicators will define the future...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/SGL-announces-restructuring-capital-increase-closure-of-unprofitable-units_64095.html
October 8, 2014
AkzoNobel announced today that its shareholders held an extraordinary general meeting in Amsterdam today and appointed its new CFO, Maëlys Castella, as member of the board of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobel-appoints-new-board-member_64334.html
October 8, 2014
A steam leak this morning at Shell's Moerdijk, Netherlands facility has impacted operations at the site. The leak has since been resolved, the company says. "However, the effects...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Leak-at-Shell-Moerdijk-impacts-operations-styrene-prices-inch-upward_64240.html
October 8, 2014
Hexpol (Malmö, Sweden), a leading polymers group with strong global positions in advanced rubber compounds, has signed an agreement to acquire the Vigar rubber compounding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Hexpol-buys-rubber-compounding-business_64332.html
October 8, 2014
Saras Group (Sarroch, Italy) has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire certain downstream processing units and related personnel at Versalis's plant at Sarroch. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Saras-to-acquire-Versalis-assets-in-Sardinia_64290.html
October 8, 2014
Nina Cromnier has been elected for a second term as chair of the management board of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency has announced. Cromnier’s second...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-management-board-chair-reelected_64286.html
October 8, 2014
AkzoNobel has appointed David Menko, 45, currently general manager/Nordics at Danone's medical division, as director/marketing of decorative paint as of January. He succeeds Sucheta...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobel-appoints-directormarketing-of-decorative-paints_64311.html
October 8, 2014
BP has declared force majeure on production at the company's Hull-Saltend site in the United Kingdom. The declaration is effective from 00.01am on  4 October, BP says. BP's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BP-declares-force-majeure-on-acetic-acid-and-acetic-anhydride-at-UK-site_64339.html
October 8, 2014
Evonik Industries has opened a new production line for surface-treated fumed silica at its Rheinfelden, Germany site, thereby increasing the company’s global capacity by 25%. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-boosts-global-capacity-for-specialty-silicas-by-25-percent-with-expansion-at-Rheinfelden-Germany_64341.html
October 8, 2014
The biocidal products committee (BPC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has adopted opinions on four active substances: glutaraldehyde; clothianidin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHAs-biocidal-products-committee-adopts-ten-opinions_64335.html
October 7, 2014
Solvay announced today that it is increasing prices for all grades—including industrial, USP and feed—of sodium bicarbonate. For bulk product, the increase is $20/short ton...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-increases-sodium-bicarbonate-prices_64322.html
October 7, 2014
Platform Specialty Products is in advanced talks to acquire Arysta Life Science (Dublin), a maker of agricultural chemical products, from private equity firm Permira Advisers (London). Reports say the Arysta deal could be worth as much as $3.5 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Platform-in-advanced-talks-to-acquire-Arysta_64307.html
October 7, 2014
Specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it is increasing the size of its management board to three members. Christoph Schlünken, president/additives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Altana-enlarges-management-board_64315.html
October 7, 2014
Borealis has announced plans to partner with Neste Oil and Veolia in a joint venture to modernize and operate the power plant in the Kilpilahti petrochemical cluster at Porvoo...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-Neste-Oil-and-Veolia-form-JV-to-operate-power-plant-in-Finland_64314.html
October 7, 2014
Industrial biotechnology firm Fermentalg (Libourne, France), which specializes in producing oils and proteins derived from microalgae, says it has received definitive planning...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Fermentalg-receives-planning-permission-for-industrial-development-unit_64313.html
October 7, 2014
Yara International, a global leading producer of fertilizers, says that Jørgen Ole Haslestad, long-serving CEO, resigned today. "Yara's board has concluded that Haslestad...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-appoints-acting-CEO-since-former-incumbent-not-right-to-lead-company_64309.html
October 7, 2014
Linde said today that it will build a new air separation unit at Eisenhüttenstadt, in eastern Germany. The company will invest about €85 million ($107.3 million) to build the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-to-build-air-separation-plant-in-Germany-to-supply-steelworks_64308.html
October 7, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on proposals for harmonized classification and labelling (CLH) for clorophene and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultations-on-two-substances_64317.html
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DuPont-New-refrigerant-to-be-in-7-million-cars-by-2015_64294.html
October 6, 2014
Huntsman is moving downstream into auto parts by integrating Gomet, an Italian producer of components for the automotive aftermarket, into its polyurethanes division. Huntsman acquired Gomet with the purchase of several chemical businesses from Rockwood Holdings, a deal that closed on 1 October....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Huntsman-integrates-polyurethanes-downstream-into-auto-parts_64291.html
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