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February 18, 2015
The use of renewable energy resources is successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen). EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/EEA-report-Increasing-use-of-renewable-energy-results-in-falling-carbon-emissions-in-Europe_67856.html
February 11, 2015
Kemira (Helsinki) has today announced results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2014. The company says that revenue “remained stable” at €547.1 million ($619.4 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-reports-growth-improved-profitability_67682.html
February 10, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its revenue in fourth-quarter 2014 was €104.4 million ($118.0 million), a drop of 11% compared with sales of €116.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Tikkurila-reports-fall-in-sales-and-profit-in-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-2014_67678.html
January 29, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has invested in Nanocomp (Lehmo, Finland) and now holds a minority stake in the company. Nanocomp is a privately held company established in 1997 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Evonik-invests-in-nanophotonics-company-in-Finland_67294.html
January 19, 2015
Kemira says that it has relocated its global oil and mining headquarters from Helsinki to Houston. In addition to the new office, Kemira is opening a technical service laboratory close...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-relocates-global-oil-and-mining-headquarters-to-Houston_66959.html
January 12, 2015
UPM's (Helsinki) biorefinery at Lappeenranta, Finland, has commenced commercially producing wood-based renewable diesel. The biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/UPM-starts-commercial-production-of-wood-based-biodiesel-at-site-in-Finland_66740.html
January 12, 2015
Kemira says that Petri Helsky, president/paper business and Asia/Pacific will leave Kemira to join Metsä Tissue (Espoo, Finland) as CEO. Helsky will continue in his current...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-headpaper-and-Asia-leaves_66735.html
January 5, 2015
Borealis is appealing a decision issued by the Finnish tax authority requesting the company to pay €281.7 million ($335.9 million) on behalf of a subsidiary regarding the year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Borealis-appeals-&euro282-million-Finnish-tax-bill_66552.html
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
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