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August 1, 2011
Lots of big second-quarter earnings reports came in last week, and most were positive. Dow's income rose 63% year-on-year as the company beat estimates. DuPont also beat estimates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Chemical-Finance-Digest-July-25-29_36591.html
July 27, 2011
The European Commission has cleared a proposed acquisition of the suspension polyvinyl chloride (S-PVC) business of the Tessenderlo Group by Ineos. The commission concluded that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europe-Clears-Ineoss-Acquisition-of-Tessenderlo-PVC-Business_36451.html
July 26, 2011
Solvay has invested €10 million ($14.4 million) in Plextronics (Pittsburgh, PA), a printed electronics technology firm developing organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-Invests-$14-4-Million-in-Printed-Electronics-Tech-Firm_36415.html
July 15, 2011
Ajinomoto (Tokyo) says its wholly owned subsidiary Ajinomoto OmniChem (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) has signed an agreement with Granules India (Hyderabad, India), a manufacturer of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Ajinomoto-OmniChem-and-Granules-India-Form-Pharma-Intermediates-and-API-Venture-in-India_36165.html
July 14, 2011
The lifting of European Union (EU) antidumping measures on imports of potash from Russia and Belarus is not expected to damage the EU potash industry because of strong demand and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Removes-Dumping-Measures-on-Potash-Imports-from-Russia-and-Belarus_36150.html
July 8, 2011
Cefic sector group The European Flame Retardants Association (EFRA; Brussels) says it “warmly welcomes” the European Union’s July 1 amendment to the directive for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Regulation-Industry-Receives-RoHS-Amendment-with-Open-Arms_36034.html
July 7, 2011
Solvay and Avantium (Amsterdam) say they have entered into a multi-year, exclusive partnership to jointly develop and commercialize high-performance polyamides for engineering plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-and-Avantium-Codevelop-Engineering-Bioplastics_35975.html
July 4, 2011
The European Commission says it has repealed a November 2009 decision to impose fines on Elementis (London) and the former Ciba Specialty Chemicals for participating in a price-fixing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Europe-Repeals-Cartel-Fines-Against-Elementis-and-the-Former-Ciba_35917.html
June 28, 2011
The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/EU-Rejects-Development-of-Separate-Nanomaterials-Regulation_35693.html
June 23, 2011
Cefic has revised upward its forecast for 2011 growth in production of chemicals in the European Union (EU). Cefic raised its 2011 output growth forecast for chemicals to 4.5%, from a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Cefic-Raises-Forecast-for-2011-EU-Chemicals-Output-Growth_35725.html
June 22, 2011
Poland has blocked plans by other European Union (EU) member states to toughen EU targets to cut carbon emissions. EU ministers, meeting in Luxembourg this week, discussed plans to cut...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Poland-Blocks-Plans-to-Toughen-EU-Emissions-Target_35684.html
June 16, 2011
Rhodia and Umicore (Brussels) have jointly developed a process for the recycling of rare earth elements from nickel metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries. The process can service...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Rhodia-and-Umicore-Jointly-Develop-Rare-Earth-Recycling-Process_35565.html
June 15, 2011
Solvay has launched its friendly cash offer to acquire Rhodia for €31.60/share. The previously announced offer values Rhodia at €3.4 billion. The launch of the offer by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-Launches-Cash-Offer-for-Rhodia_35513.html
June 15, 2011
Ineos's Kerling subsidiary  has agreed to acquire Tessenderlo Group's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) activities, including Tessenderlo's chlor-alkali operations and part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Ineos-Acquires-Tessenderlo-Groups-PVC-and-Chlor-Alkali-Business_35502.html
June 13, 2011
Lanxess is in preliminary negotiations to acquire Taminco (Ghent, Belgium) from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, reports say. The discussions reportedly cover a proposed deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Lanxess-to-Buy-Taminco_35423.html
June 10, 2011
Solvay and Rhodia expect to begin their integration process in early September, provided they receive the relevant approvals, said Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, chairman and CEO of Rhodia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Solvay-and-Rhodia-Likely-to-Start-Integration-Process-in-Early-September_35168.html
June 1, 2011
Lanxess is in preliminary negotiations to acquire Taminco (Ghent, Belgium) from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, reports say. The discussions cover a proposed deal valued at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Lanxess-in-Talks-to-Buy-Taminco_35217.html
May 27, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF announced plans to build a major TDI plant at Antwerp or Ludwigshafen by 2014.   Huntsman has signed a license agreement with Chinese firm Yantai...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-27_35157.html
May 27, 2011
Polyester manufacturer JBF Industries (Mumbai) says its JBF RAK subsidiary has signed a preliminary agreement with BP to build a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at BP's Geel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/Indian-Firm-Plans-PET-Plant-at-BP-Site-in-Belgium_35114.html
May 26, 2011
BASF has announced plans to build an integrated toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex in Europe by 2014. The single-train plant will be designed to produce 300,000 m.t./year of TDI...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/belgium/BASF-to-Build-Large-TDI-Plant-in-Europe_35059.html
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