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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
May 9, 2011
Environmental advocacy group ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) has added 22 substances to a list of chemicals that it says should be banned under the European Union’s (EU)...
May 3, 2011
Kemira posted a 15% increase in first-quarter 2011 operating profits compared with the same period of 2010, to €45 million on sales up 8%, to €557 million. Net profits from...
April 1, 2011
Kemira says it has completed the secondary offering of its 14% holding in paints and coatings maker Tikkurila (Helsinki).  Kemira announced yesterday its plans to float the...
April 1, 2011
Chinese state-owned company BlueStar (Beijing) has received clearance from the European Commission to acquire Orkla's (Oslo) Elkem business, including its solar and semiconductor grade...
March 23, 2011
Dynea Chemicals (Helsinki) has acquired S.C. Rom Re Ro Munteanu (Brasov, Romania), a privately owned adhesives producer, which will be renamed Dynea Resins Romania. The move forms part...
March 11, 2011
This Week on CW: BP is buying a major Brazilian ethanol and sugar producer in a $680 million deal. ExxonMobil Chemical expects growth to be driven by the availability of unconventional...
March 9, 2011
Dynea reported higher earnings for full-year 2010 compared to the year-ago period because of improved economic conditions in all of the company’s key markets. Demand was good...
February 10, 2011
Dynea Group (Helsinki) has appointed Nina Kopola as acting president of the group effective March 1, 2011. The move coincides with the retirement of the current CEO Roger Carlstedt on...
February 4, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says chemical companies had successfully made 3.1 million classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications of 24, 500...
January 18, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), says that the 3.1 million Classification and Labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications that it received by the January 3 deadline...
December 28, 2010
Tikkurila, which separated from Kemira and listed on the Helsinki stock exchange in March, says the business is considered non-core....
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