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September 12, 2014
Evonik Industries held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first methionine dipeptide production plant at Antwerp, the company announced today. The product, a dipeptide made up of two...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Evonik-breaks-ground-on-methionine-dipeptide-plant-at-Antwerp_63769.html
September 11, 2014
Researchers have identified 30 promising molecules as part of the European Union-funded Agrocos project, which is prospecting the plant world for natural substitutes to synthetic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-funded-research-identifies-30-plant-molecules-that-could-substitute-synthetic-ingredients_63721.html
September 11, 2014
BASF has started up a butadiene extraction plant at the company's Antwerp complex, the company announced today. The plant has an annual production capacity of 155,000 m.t. It is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/BASF-starts-up-155000-m-tyear-butadiene-unit-at-Antwerp_63718.html
September 4, 2014
Solvay has a reached a deal to acquire the polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) business of Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) for $220 million. Solvay will acquire two Ryton PPS resin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-to-acquire-CPChems-PPS-assets-for-$220-million_63618.html
September 3, 2014
Europe's chemicals output dipped in June for the second straight month after growing eight consecutive months, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report, published today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-chemical-output-down-in-June-first-half-production-up-slightly_63600.html
September 3, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals company, says it has signed a distribution agreement with specialty chemicals distributor Azelis (Antwerp). Azelis is now distributing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Myriant-and-Azelis-sign-European-distribution-agreement-for-biosuccinic-acid_63590.html
September 1, 2014
Borealis says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of DuPont's 67% stake in the companies' Speciality Polymers Antwerp joint venture. The deal makes Borealis 100%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Borealis-completes-buyout-of-DuPonts-stake-in-Speciality-Polymers-Antwerp_63545.html
August 27, 2014
Tessenderlo Group reports a net profit of €27.7 million ($36.5 million) for the first half of the year compared with a €35.1-million net loss in the first half of 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Tessenderlo-swings-to-profit-during-first-half_63417.html
August 19, 2014
CW has learned that Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay, will be elected as the next president of Cefic on 17 October at the Cefic General Assembly at Paris. Clamadieu will succeed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvays-Clamadieu-to-be-next-president-of-Cefic_63284.html
August 7, 2014
Borealis has signed an agreement with DuPont Holding Netherlands to purchase the company's 67% shareholding in Speciality Polymers Antwerp (Zwijndrecht, Belgium), the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Borealis-to-buy-DuPont-out-of-Speciality-Polymers-Antwerp_63048.html
August 6, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (Miami), formed by the acquisition of specialty chemical maker MacDermid, has agreed to acquire crop protection chemicals maker Agriphar (Ougree, Belgium)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Platform-Specialty-acquires-European-crop-protection-chemicals-maker-Agriphar-for-$400-million_63021.html
July 31, 2014
Solvay today reported net sales for second-quarter 2014 of €2.64 billion ($3.54 billion), an increase of 2% year-on-year (YOY). Operating profit (adjusted Ebit) was €291...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-reports-2-percent-rise-in-sales-adjusted-Ebit-jumps-56-percent-confirms-full-year-outlook_62852.html
July 22, 2014
Output of chemicals increased 1.8% in the European Union during the first five months of 2014 compared with the corresponding period of last year, Cefic says. However, chemicals output...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-production-of-chemicals-increased-in-first-five-months-but-output-slipped-in-May_62634.html
July 14, 2014
The European Commission has begun investigating potentially renewing antidumping duties on biodiesel imports originating in the United States, according to the European Union's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Commission-investigates-extending-antidumping-duties-on-US-biodiesel-for-five-years_62442.html
July 14, 2014
The European General Court (Luxembourg) has more than halved the €318.2-million ($433.5 million) fine imposed on Sasol in 2008 for participating in a price-fixing cartel for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/European-court-cuts-Sasol-wax-cartel-fine_62443.html
July 10, 2014
The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it has imposed fines totaling €427.7 million ($582.8 million) on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-fines-six-pharma-firms-for-curbing-entry-of-cheaper-generic-drugs_62391.html
July 9, 2014
The European technology platform for sustainable chemistry (SusChem),a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, says it welcomes the launch today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europe-launches-biobased-industries-joint-technology-initiative_62364.html
July 4, 2014
Omya and Arkema today announced an agreement under which Omya will market Arkema's plastic additives range for various polymer markets, including impact modifier and processing aid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Arkema-and-Omya-enter-plastic-additives-distribution-agreement-in-Europe_62257.html
July 2, 2014
Esso Belgium, a division of ExxonMobil, announced today that it plans to install a new delayed coker unit at its 320,000=bbl/day Antwerp refinery to convert heavy, higher-sulfur...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/ExxonMobil-to-invest-more-than-$1-billion-in-Antwerp-refinery_62204.html
July 1, 2014
Lanxess has started up a 90,000-m.t./year nylon plastics production facility at Antwerp as scheduled, the company said today. The facility, part of Lanxess's high-performance materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Lanxess-starts-up-90000-m-t-year-nylon-unit-at-Antwerp_62181.html
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