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May 16, 2012
“Are public bodies, industry and NGOs reaching our citizens?” I will be chairing a panel at the upcoming Helsinki Chemicals Forum dedicated to this very question. My own gut feeling currently suggests the answer to be “no."...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Chemicals-Safety-A-Matter-for-Specialists-Only_43508.html
May 16, 2012
Dynea Chemicals (Helsinki) says it has sold its paper overlays business and assets based at Kitee, Finland to Surfactor Finland (Helsinki). The plant produces phenolic surface films...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Dynea-Divests-Paper-Overlays-Business-in-Finland-to-Surfactor_43473.html
May 11, 2012
Borealis today reported a close to 20% drop in first quarter net profit to €140 million ($181.5 million) on flat sales of €1.882 billion and said that the expected recovery...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Borealis-Reports-Decline-in-Net-Profit-on-Flat-Sales-Will-Sell-More-Products-from-the-Mideast_43391.html
April 26, 2012
Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland), a paints and coatings company, recorded net losses of €500,000 ($660,738) in the first quarter of 2012, compared with net profits of €1.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-Records-Losses-but-Increased-Prices-Boost-Sales_43005.html
April 24, 2012
Kemira says its net profits for the first quarter of 2012 fell by approximately 27%, to €29.9 million ($39.4 million) compared with €37.9 million in the same quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-Reports-Decreased-Net-Profits-and-Sales_42922.html
April 17, 2012
By Geert Dancet,  Executive Director, ECHA  We in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) are now looking forward to the fourth Helsinki Chemicals Forum in May. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Reach-Alternative-Tests-of-Long-term-Toxicity-Require-Discussion_42726.html
March 14, 2012
by Hannu Vornamo, Secretary General, Helsinki Chemicals Forum The international community has been looking to enhance chemicals safety on a continuous basis for a long while now...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-to-Focus-on-Internationalization-of-Reach_41981.html
March 1, 2012
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) says that a management buyout of its sales subsidiaries in Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia has been finalized, and that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-Divests-Four-of-Its-Subsidiaries-in-Eastern-Europe_41708.html
February 8, 2012
Kemira says net profit from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2011 was €37.8 million ($50 million), 51% higher than the €25.1 million reported in the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-Reports-Higher-Net-Profits-but-Lower-Sales_41081.html
February 3, 2012
The European Chemical Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says a recent survey of industry shows chemical firms plan to register 2,300 substances for the next phase of the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Reach-2300-Substances-Identified-So-Far-for-2013-Registration_40998.html
January 16, 2012
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) has confirmed details of previously announced workforce reductions in Finland. The company says it will cut 62 jobs in Finland...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-Details-Job-Cuts_40478.html
December 20, 2011
Neste Oil (Helsinki) announced the construction of a pilot plant to produce microbial oil based on waste, at Porvoo, Finland. The pilot plant will be the first designed to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Neste-Oil-to-Build-a-Pilot-Plant-for-the-Production-of-Waste-Based-Microbial-Oil_39803.html
December 7, 2011
Brenntag Specialties Europe, a Brenntag subsidiary, has announced that it has been named exclusive distributor for Colonial Chemical (South Pittsburg, TN) in Germany, Switzerland...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Brenntag-Announces-Regional-Expansion-of-Agreement-with-Colonial-Chemical_39558.html
November 24, 2011
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) has announced a group-wide restructuring that will result in up to 100 job cuts. Jobs will be lost across all of Tikkurila's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-Plans-Job-Cuts_39340.html
November 18, 2011
Kemira said this morning that its revenues and operating result for the whole of this year will be lower than first forecast. The company says that following a lower than expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-Lowers-Forecast-for-Full-Year-Citing-Lower-Demand_39175.html
October 27, 2011
Kemira has appointed  Wolfgang Büchele as its new president and CEO effective April 1, 2012. He will succeed Harri Kerminen who will retire on that day. Kerminen led Kemira...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-Appoints-Former-BASF-Executive-as-New-CEO_38594.html
August 17, 2011
Odfjell says it has formed a 50-50 joint venture with Euroceanica (London) to manage all of the companies' chemical tankers operating in the European short-sea market. The jv combines...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Odfjell-Forms-JV-for-European-Tanker-Fleet-Swings-to-Profit_36929.html
July 28, 2011
Kemira posted a 16% hike in second-quarter net profits, to €32 million compared with the same period of last year on sales up slightly, to €549 million. Pretax profits...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-Reports-Higher-Net-Profits-but-Currency-Effects-Dent-Operating-Result_36489.html
June 22, 2011
Fine and specialty chemical producer CABB (Suzbach/Taunus, Germany) has agreed to buy KemFine (Helsinki), a custom manufacturer of fine chemicals, from private equity firm 3i...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/CABB-Buys-Custom-Manufacturing-Firm_35668.html
May 16, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has agreed to publish the names of companies producing chemicals classified under the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/ECHA-Agrees-to-Publish-Names-of-Companies-Producing-Toxic-Chemicals-in-Europe_34824.html
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