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March 22, 2013
Lenzing's (Lenzing, Austria) net profit fell by about 30%, from €267.4 million ($349.6 million) in 2011 to €191.9 in 2012, the company reported today. Ebitda also dropped by...
March 4, 2013
DSM has completed the sale of its share in DEXPlastomers, a 50-50 joint venture with an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical, to Borealis. DSM also sold its linear low-density polyethylene...
February 26, 2013
Borealis, one the largest European manufacturers of polyolefins, saw its fourth-quarter net profit rise by 72%, driven in part by the company's growing presence in the European...
February 25, 2013
Borealis realized a €100-million ($132 million) net profit during the fourth quarter of 2012, up more than 72% on the same period the previous year, the company announced today...
February 5, 2013
Barentz Ravago Chemical Specialist (BRCS Group), a 50-50 chemical distribution joint venture between Barentz Europe (Hoofddorp, Netherlands) and Ravago Group (Arendonk, Belgium), has...
January 30, 2013
Borealis announced major investment projects today at its manufacturing plants at Stenungsund, Sweden; and Porvoo, Finland. The investments, with a combined expenditure in excess of...
January 15, 2013
The US Department of Commerce (Commerce Department) says it has enacted preliminary antidumping tariff rates against Chinese and Austrian xanthan gum exporters covering all...
January 10, 2013
The Lenzing Group (Lenzing, Austria) has announced a partnership with nanotechnology R&D firm NanoCarbons (Fort Lauderdale, FL), aimed at developing and exploring the use of new...
December 7, 2012
Showa Denko (SDK; Tokyo) has signed a joint marketing and R&D partnership agreement with BIA Separations (BIASep; Villach, Austria), a producer and seller of short monolithic...
November 16, 2012
Borealis today reported a 21% increase in third-quarter net profit, to €129 million ($165 million), on 10% higher sales, at €1.92 billion. The company, owned 64% by the...
November 15, 2012
Lenzing says its sales decreased 1.5% in the nine-month period ended 30 September 2012, to €1.57 billion from €1.59 billion in the prior-year period. Ebitda and Ebit also...
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)...
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