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April 9, 2015
The Global Fluorocarbon Producers Forum (GFPF), an industry body, has launched an informational Web site to better communicate its objectives to key stakeholders around the...
April 8, 2015
Boosted by ongoing demand in the United States and firming crude oil prices, the European benzene-over-naphtha spread has moved into the $200s/m.t., up at least $100/m.t. on the month...
April 2, 2015
BASF confirmed to CW on Thursday that it and University of Chicago Argonne LLC had jointly filed lawsuits against Umicore (Brussels), and one of its customers,  Makita...
April 1, 2015
Solvay says that, effective 1 April, it has created a new global business unit — Special Chem — that will integrate the company’s rare earth systems and special...
April 1, 2015
AkzoNobel today announced plans to invest more than €20 million ($21.7 million) in its organic peroxides production facilities at Mons, Belgium; and Pasadena, TX. At Mons, the...
March 19, 2015
Ineos and Solvay said today that they have reached an agreement with International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Luxembourg) to acquire the assets being divested by Ineos. This...
March 18, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired flavors company Taiga International (Puurs, Belgium) for about $2.9 million. The...
March 13, 2015
The spread between styrene and benzene prices reached an all-time high in Europe this week as spot styrene continued to surge but benzene faltered.   March styrene offers breached...
March 12, 2015
Prayon (Engis, Belgium), a leading producer of phosphate raw material and fertilizers, has announced a price increase of its phosphate products worldwide. The increase of around...
March 11, 2015
Tessenderlo Group reported today a profit of €52.8 million ($56.8 million) for 2014 compared with a €65.1-million loss in the previous year. This swing to profit was due to...
March 10, 2015
The share of energy from renewable sources in the European Union's gross final consumption of energy was 15.0% in 2013, up from 14.3% in 2012,  according to figures released today...
March 10, 2015
Solvay and 3A Composites (Horgen, Switzerland) said today that they are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation. The alliance will offer...
March 6, 2015
The European Union’s environment ministers have today agreed to the planned contributions of the European Union and its member states for the new climate protection agreement to...
March 4, 2015
Benzene spot prices have gained more than $100/m.t. in Europe in one week, prompted primarily by a push-up on price in the US market. The increase in spot prices has led some players...
March 2, 2015
Solvay announced today that it has signed a global license agreement with the polymer technology company Revolymer (Deeside, Flintshire, UK) to exclusively apply its encapsulation...
February 26, 2015
Solvay today reported net income of €158 million ($179.4 million) during the last quarter of 2014, up from €29 million one year earlier. Recurring Ebitda (Rebitda) was...
February 25, 2015
A rarely seen arbitrage between Europe and Asia for benzene has opened and reportedly been worked as Europe still struggles to deal with length in its domestic system heading into...
February 25, 2015
Private equity company Apax Partners has signed a binding agreement to acquire specialty chemicals distributor Azelis (Antwerp) from another private equity firm, 3i Group. Apax and 3i...
February 20, 2015
Oiltanking (Hamburg) says that it has agreed to divest stakes of 45% in two of the company's tank storage terminals in northwest Europe, to 3i Infrastructure. The terminals are at...
February 12, 2015
Lonza and TiGenix (Leuven, Belgium), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutics from allogeneic expanded adipose-derived stem cells (eASCs) in...
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