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March 19, 2012
ENI (Rome) has announced its 2012-2015 strategic plan, which includes a major overhaul of its chemicals activities, run by subsidiary Polimeri Europa (Milan). ENI’s chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/ENI-to-Restructure-Polimeri-Europa-Priolo-Site-to-be-Reconfigured_42099.html
March 8, 2012
French chemicals group Arkema has recorded a net income of €76 million ($100 million) for fourth quarter 2011, a 36% drop compared with the same period a year earlier...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-Buoyed-by-Financial-Growth-for-Full-Year-2011-Despite-Tougher-Fourth-Quarter_41874.html
March 2, 2012
Arkema has appointed Doug Sharp president and CEO of Sartomer photocure resins business, which the company acquired from Total. Sharp, until recently, served as regional group...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-Names-Doug-Sharp-President-and-CEO-of-Sartomer_41763.html
February 27, 2012
 Arkema says it has entered into a global partnership for the development and production of renewable specialty polymers with Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-and-Elevance-Partner-to-Develop-Biopolymers_41601.html
February 17, 2012
Air Liquide reported an almost 6% increase in fourth-quarter 2011 sales compared with the same period of 2010, to €3.7 billion. Sales by the company's gases and services business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Air-Liquides-Sales-Growth-Slows-on-Weaker-Economy-Higher-Earnings-Are-Forecast_41469.html
February 16, 2012
Solvay says net profits and net sales, on a proforma basis, increased 5% and 3% in the fourth quarter of 2011, to approximately €3 billion ($3.9 billion) and €122...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Rhodia-Acquisition-Underpins-Solvays-Earnings-and-Sales_41396.html
February 15, 2012
Jacobs Engineering says it has received a contract to perform basic engineering work to support the provision of Arkema's proprietary suspension and emulsion technology to four new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Jacobs-Provides-Engineering-Services-to-Arkema-Process-PVC-Plants-in-China_41367.html
February 13, 2012
A court in Lyons, France has found Monsanto guilty of causing the neurological problems of a farmer who inhaled the weed killer alachlor, sold under the brand name Lasso. The court has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Court-Orders-Monsanto-to-Compensate-Farmer-in-French-Pesticide-Case_41302.html
February 13, 2012
Adjusted net operating income at Total's chemicals business slumped 70% in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared with the corresponding period of 2010, to €51 million on sales up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Totals-Chemical-Earnings-Slump-on-Lower-Petchem-Margins_41297.html
February 7, 2012
Rhodia, a subsidiary of Solvay, says it has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Roquette (Lestrem, France) to develop new plant-based polymers. Each company will have the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Rhodia-and-Roquette-to-Co-Develop-New-Plant-Based-Polymers_41056.html
February 2, 2012
Monsanto says it will not sell its MON810 maize seed in France in 2012 or the foreseeable future, citing a lack of support among farmers and government officials for genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Monsanto-Ends-GM-Seed-Efforts-in-France_40972.html
February 1, 2012
Borealis has, as expected, acquired fertilizer producer PEC-Rhin (Ottmarsheim, France) from GPN, a Total subsidiary. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. GPN became 100%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Borealis-Buys-Fertilizer-Company-from-Total_40955.html
January 31, 2012
A. Schulman says it has reached an agreement to acquire Elian (Oyonnax, France) from British Vita for €48 million ($63 million) in cash. Elian is a leader in the production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Acquisition-Strengthens-A-Schulmans-Position-in-European-Masterbatch-Market_40935.html
January 25, 2012
Solvay has created Solvay Energy Services, a new business selling expertise within the group and to third parties to optimize energy costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Solvay-Creates-Energy-Services-Business_40687.html
January 25, 2012
Rhodia, a subsidiary of Solvay; and Avantium (Amsterdam) say they have agreed on the joint development of a range of new bio-based polyamides, which can be used in a variety of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Rhodia-and-Avantium-to-Codevelop-Bio-Based-Polyamides_40722.html
January 24, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, early fourth-quarter earnings showed steady growth despite some weakness in volumes. PPG’s net income rose 5%, to $216 million, on modest sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Jan-16-20_40705.html
January 24, 2012
Arkema says it filed a complaint for patent infringement with the Central District Court of Seoul against SKC (Seoul) on November 30, 2011. Arkema's claim is based on its patent for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-Files-a-Complaint-for-Korean-Patent-Infringement_40715.html
January 20, 2012
GPN, the fertilizer subsidiary of Total, has signed a contract to acquire BASF's 50% stake in the companies' PEC-Rhin fertilizer joint venture. GPN is exercising its pre-emption rights...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Totals-GPN-Subsidiary-Signs-Deal-to-Buy-BASF-out-of-Fertilizer-JV_40656.html
January 18, 2012
Arkema says it will withdraw the Evatane 33-15 and Lotryl 14MG02 grades from its Evatane and Lotryl functional polyolefin ranges. Evatane 33-15 is an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)-based...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Arkema-to-Withdraw-Two-Grades-from-Functional-Polyolefin-Ranges_40544.html
January 17, 2012
The board of directors of Solvay announced today that Christian Jourquin, Solvay's CEO, will step down on May 10, 2012. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, deputy CEO of Solvay, and formerly CEO of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Solvay-Confirms-Clamadieu-as-Next-CEO_40512.html
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