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November 26, 2014
Global Bioenergies (Paris) says it has successfully produced renewable butadiene by direct fermentation of glucose at lab scale. The company says it is the first to achieve the synthesis of biobased butadiene without any chemical steps....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Global-Bioenergies-to-scale-up-butadiene-production-by-direct-fermentation-of-glucose_65698.html
November 24, 2014
SK Innovation (Seoul) and Soitec (Bernin, France), a manufacturer of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, have signed a collaboration agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/SK-Innovation-and-Soitec-to-collaborate-on-advanced-semiconductor-materials_65639.html
November 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that the registry of intentions has updated with six new intentions and one new submission. The new intentions are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/ECHAs-registry-of-intentions-updated-with-six-new-intentions-and-one-new-submission_65649.html
November 21, 2014
Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has used its proprietary enzymatic process to depolymerize 90% of polylactic acid (PLA) material –a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Carbios-achieves-PLA-depolymerization-process-in-48-hrs_65624.html
November 21, 2014
Arkema says it has become the ninth member of the Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative, founded in 2011 by BASF, Bayer, Evonik Industries, Henkel, Lanxess and Solvay. The goal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-joins-Together-for-Sustainability-initiative_65619.html
November 19, 2014
Arkema announced today the launch of a share capital increase with preferential subscription rights of shareholders for about €350 million ($438.1 million). The rights issue is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-launches-rights-issue-to-help-finance-Bostik-acquisition_65521.html
November 14, 2014
Novasep (Pompey, France), a supplier of services and technologies to the life sciences industry, told CW during the CPhI trade fair in Paris last week that it is considering building a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Novasep-mulls-ADC-expansion_64597.html
November 14, 2014
Arkema today reported third-quarter sales of €1.478 billion ($1.840 billion), compared with €1.495 billion in the year-ago quarter, a decline of 1.1%, but “stable at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-reports-slight-decline-in-sales-Ebitda-down-13-percent-confirms-outlook_65434.html
November 13, 2014
Eastman Chemical has introduced its Eastalite-branded copolyester to Europe, as a sustainable alternative to high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) for opaque rigid medical packaging as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Eastman-introduces-novel-copolyester-to-Europe-as-alternative-to-HIPS_65362.html
November 12, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced a public consultation on applications for authorization of trichloroethylene (TCE) under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-alternatives-to-trichloroethylene-under-Reach_65317.html
November 12, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries will invest about €200 million to modernize its petrochemical site at Berre, France, following the permanent closure of the company's refinery at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/LyondellBasell-to-invest-&euro200-million-at-Berre-site_65313.html
November 7, 2014
Appvion (Appleton, WI) says it has launched the first thermal receipt paper using vitamin C. Thermal paper is a paper coated with a reactive layer that changes color when exposed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Appvion-launches-thermal-paper-using-vitamin-C-rather-than-BPA_65220.html
November 7, 2014
Caustic soda supply has tightened considerably in northwestern and southern Europe because of production issues plaguing various producers. These issues range from industrial action to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Caustic-soda-prices-spike-in-Europe-as-production-issues-constrain-supply_65218.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis announced today that Willy Raymaekers, chairman of the board of fertilizer subsidiary Rosier, will become its CEO and keep his role as chairman. The appointment will deepen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Borealis-appoints-CEO-of-fertilizer-subsidiary-Rosier_65211.html
November 5, 2014
Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Momfluorothrin-CMIT-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-CLH_65136.html
October 30, 2014
Vencorex (Lyon, France) plans to expand its worldwide aliphatic isocyanates and derivatives capacity through several projects. The company will expand monomer capacity at Pont de...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Vencorex-plans-worldwide-aliphatic-isocyanate-and-derivatives-expansion_64933.html
October 29, 2014
Philippe Sauquet, 57, was today named president/refining and chemicals and member of the executive committee of Total. He moves from his current position of president/gas and power and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Total-names-new-presidentrefining-and-chemicals-shuffles-executive-board_64886.html
October 24, 2014
Air Liquide has reported that its third-quarter revenue was €3.8 billion ($4.81 billion), up 1% year-on-year (YOY) on a reported basis and 4.3% YOY on a comparable basis...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Air-Liquides-revenue-boosted-by-growth-in-emerging-markets_64778.html
October 22, 2014
Lubrizol says that it has invested $20 million in its blending plant operations at Le Havre, France. “Ensuring supply reliability for our customers as the engine-oil market...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Lubrizol-invests-in-Le-Havre-plant_64662.html
October 22, 2014
Total today named Patrick Pouyanné CEO, following the death of Christophe de Margerie, chairman and CEO, in a plane crash at Moscow airport earlier this week...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Total-appoints-head-of-refining-and-chemicals-as-its-new-CEO_64665.html
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