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July 2, 2012
Lenzing said today that it is going ahead with previously announced plans to expand Tencel cellulose fiber capacity at Lenzing, Austria at a cost of €130 million ($163.7 million)...
June 6, 2012
EU chemicals production contracted 2% in first quarter 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report. Monthly data for March 2012...
May 31, 2012
H.B. Fuller will close five manufacturing plants in Europe during the next two years with the loss of about 100 jobs, raising its total number of announced job cuts to 370. The latest...
May 10, 2012
Lenzing says net profits in the first quarter of 2012 fell 27.6%, to €48.4 million ($62.8 million) compared with €66.9 million in the same quarter of 2011. Ebitda and Ebit...
May 9, 2012
Benteler-SGL (Paderborn, Germany), a joint venture between Benteler Automobiltechnik (Paderborn) and the SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany), says it has started construction of a plant for...
February 23, 2012
Borealis today reported a big drop in fourth quarter net profits and a slide in sales but its full year results were stronger than in 2010. Net profits in the fourth quarter reached...
February 22, 2012
Oil and gas company OMV (Vienna) says Ebit at its petrochemical business increased 68% in the fourth quarter of 2011, to €12 million ($15.9 million) compared...
February 16, 2012
Solvay says it has agreed  to sell its 50% stake in polyvinyl chloride pipe systems supplier Pipelife (Vienna) to Wienerberger (Vienna). Solvay will receive €172 million...
January 12, 2012
Lenzing says it has reached a new agreement with the U.S. Army that has been authorized by President Obama, to continue supplying flame-resistant specialty fibers for a new generation...
December 22, 2011
Lenzing announced the expansion of its cooperation with smartfiber (Rudolstadt, Germany). Lenzing will be the exclusive producer of the lyocell specialty fibers smartcel and SeaCell...
December 7, 2011
Brenntag Specialties Europe, a Brenntag subsidiary, has announced that it has been named exclusive distributor for Colonial Chemical (South Pittsburg, TN) in Germany, Switzerland...
November 25, 2011
Borealis announced today that it has made an offer to GPN, a subsidiary of Total Petrochemicals, to buy PEC-Rhin (Ottmarsheim, France). PEC-Rhin, equally owned by GPN and BASF...
November 11, 2011
Borealis reported an almost doubling in net profits for the third quarter of this year but says it expects the fourth quarter to be challenging because of the political and economic...
October 17, 2011
Kemira has restarted a polyaluminum chloride (PAC) facility at its Krems production site in Austria. The company says that it has restarted the PAC product line primarily due to...
October 12, 2011
DIC Corp. (Tokyo) says it will invest about €14 million ($19 million) to build a new plant for polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds at Vienna, Austria. The plant is expected to...
September 23, 2011
Oil and gas company OMV (Vienna) has announced plans to divest refining and marketing assets worth up to €1 billion by 2014 under a strategy to refocus the company on upstream...
September 12, 2011
Citco Waren-Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H (Vienna) a trading subsidiary of Sibur, has changed its name to Sibur International GmbH. The company’s director, Victor Viehweg has...
August 23, 2011
Lenzing reported second-quarter 2011 operating income of €108.5 million, on sales of €544 million because of improved selling prices. Operating margin was 19.9%. First-half...
August 22, 2011
Borealis reported an 83% increase in second-quarter net profits, to €168 million ($239.7 million) on 18% higher sales at €1.897 billion. Borouge, Borealis’s joint...
August 11, 2011
Borealis reported an 83% increase in second-quarter net profits, to €168 million ($239.7 million) on 18% higher sales at €1.897 billion. Operating profits, however, slipped...
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