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November 6, 2012
Lenzing says that trial operations at the fifth production line of the company's subsidiary South Pacific Viscose (SPV; Purwakarta, Indonesia) started in late October. The new...
October 11, 2012
Univar has announced the opening of its first office in Vienna. The company says it has been active in the Austrian market for 20 years, however. Univar's new office will enable the...
October 4, 2012
BASF announced today that it is restructuring its construction chemicals business in Europe due to the declining markets, particularly in Southern Europe and in the UK. The...
October 3, 2012
Lenzing says it now owns 100% of pulp producer Biocel Paskov (Paskov, Czech Republic), after acquiring the 25% it did not own from Heinzel Group (Vienna). The company...
October 1, 2012
The supervisory board of Lenzing has extended the contract of Peter Untersperger, 52, for an additional 3 years, until April 2016. Untersperger started his career at Lenzing, in 1985...
August 22, 2012
Lenzing reported a 31% decline in net profits for the first half of 2012 compared with the same period of 2011, to €100 million ($124.5 million), on sales down 1%, to...
August 9, 2012
Borealis, one of Europe’s largest polyolefin producers, today reported a 33% decline in second-quarter net profit, to €112 million ($138.2 million), on flat sales of...
July 2, 2012
Borealis said today that it has appointed Alfred Stern as executive v.p. of polyolefins, effective July 1, 2012. Stern succeeds Gerd Löbbert, who decided to pursue career...
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...
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