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December 12, 2014
Wacker announced today that it will reorganize its silicone distribution operations in the Nordic countries. As of 1 March 2015, Lindberg & Lund, the Norwegian chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Wacker-to-reorganize-silicone-distribution-in-Nordic-countries_66146.html
December 10, 2014
Stora Enso, a Helsinki-based forestry products company, says it will concentrate its new biomaterials business development in an innovation center in Sweden. The aim of the unit is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Stora-Enso-to-open-biomaterials-innovation-center-in-Sweden_66023.html
December 8, 2014
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Espoo) says it is developing an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to polystyrene (PS) from polylactic acid (PLA) plastic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Finnish-researchers-developing-affordable-biobased-alternative-to-polystyrene_65961.html
November 28, 2014
Neste Oil (Helsinki) is launching a low-sulfur marine fuel that it will begin distributing it in mid-December, the company announced. The new fuel is in accordance with the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Neste-Oil-to-introduce-low-sulfur-marine-fuel-to-the-market_65723.html
November 14, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) lowered its guidance for 2014 shortly after announcing its results for the third quarter of 2014 and expecting revenue and Ebit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-lowers-its-guidance-for-2014_65439.html
November 6, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its revenue in the third quarter was €179.6 million ($224.8 million), a decrease of 5.3% compared with sales of €189.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-sales-Ebit-fall-in-third-quarter-2014-market-continues-to-be-challenging_65179.html
October 22, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) announced today that it will spend 2.25 billion Norwegian kroner ($350 million) to increase fertilizer capacity at its Porsgrunn, Norway, site. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Yara-to-expand-fertilizer-capacity-in-Norway-and-Finland_64658.html
October 22, 2014
AkzoNobel today announced a €5 million ($6.3 million) divestment of its 50% share in Eka Synthomer, to Synthomer. The divestment follows a strategic review of businesses within...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/AkzoNobel-sells-stake-in-Eka-Synthomer-to-partner-exits-paper-chemicals_64674.html
October 22, 2014
Kemira (Helsinki) has announced Ebitda of €69.9 million ($89.3 million) in third-quarter 2014, compared with €68.9 million in the corresponding period in 2013, or 1.5%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-improves-profitability-on-lower-sales-in-third-quarter-2014_64663.html
October 16, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it has acquired ISO Paint Nordic (Lunderskov, Denmark). ISO Paint Nordic is a family-owned business that was established in 1999...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-to-acquire-ISO-Paint-Nordic-specialist-in-energy-efficient-coatings_64550.html
October 16, 2014
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) has reached an agreement with SHV Energy (Hoofddorp, Netherlands) under which SHV will market and sell biopropane to be produced at Neste's Rotterdam...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/SHV-Energy-to-market-Neste-Oils-biobased-propane_64546.html
October 8, 2014
The biocidal products committee (BPC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has adopted opinions on four active substances: glutaraldehyde; clothianidin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/ECHAs-biocidal-products-committee-adopts-ten-opinions_64335.html
October 7, 2014
Borealis has announced plans to partner with Neste Oil and Veolia in a joint venture to modernize and operate the power plant in the Kilpilahti petrochemical cluster at Porvoo...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Borealis-Neste-Oil-and-Veolia-form-JV-to-operate-power-plant-in-Finland_64314.html
September 29, 2014
Kemira says that Antti Salminen has been appointed president/municipal and industrial and head/Europe, Mideast, and Africa, effective 1 November. Salminen has been employed by Kemira...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-appoints-new-headmunicipal-and-industrial-and-EMEA_64099.html
September 9, 2014
Kemira has adjusted its medium-term sales target. The company says that its revenue will be €2.7 billion in 2017 after previously targeting 2016 revenue of €2.6-2.7 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-adjusts-medium-term-targets-maintains-2014-outlook_63677.html
September 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has launched a public consultation on its earlier recommendation that 22 substances be added to the list of substances subject to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/ECHA-consults-on-recommendation-that-22-substances-be-added-to-Reach-authorization-list_63563.html
August 15, 2014
North European Bio Tech Oy (NEB; Helsinki) has made an investment decision concerning the construction of a bioethanol plant on the Renforsin Ranta industrial estate, at Kajaani...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Waste-to-bioethanol-plant-to-be-built-in-Finland_63250.html
July 28, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its profitability for the first half of 2014 was “good despite weak demand in Russia.” First-half revenue was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-sales-fall-7-4-percent-in-second-quarter-EPS-increases-slightly_62759.html
July 22, 2014
Kemira today reported its second-quarter results, with net profit down to €1.8 million ($2.4 million) from €3.7 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenues decreased 9%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-reports-lower-profits-and-revenues-looking-for-acquisitions_62633.html
July 8, 2014
AkzoNobel and Kemira today announced that Kemira has preliminarily agreed to acquire AkzoNobel's global paper chemicals business for €153 million ($208 million). AkzoNobel's paper...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-to-acquire-AkzoNobels-paper-chemicals-business-for-&euro153-million_62339.html
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