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May 8, 2014
Lanxess has announced a process to realign the company, following a major downturn in some of the markets it serves. New CEO Matthias Zachert who took the helm on 1 April, says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Lanxess-begins-realignment-under-new-CEO-raises-share-capital-Update_60886.html
May 7, 2014
Biesterfeld (Hamburg), a leading pan-European chemical distributor, says its operating profit slipped in 2013, to €29.4 million, with sales up 6%, to €1.06 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Biesterfeld-posts-increase-in-annual-sales_60858.html
May 7, 2014
Brenntag posted a 3% increase in profit after tax for the first quarter, to €72 million, on sales down slightly, to €2.42 billion. Gross profit increased 1% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Upturn-in-Europe-North-America-boosts-Brenntags-earnings_60857.html
May 7, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it increased sales in the first quarter of 2014 of €470 million ($654 million) compared with €458 million in the year-ago quarter, or 2.6%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Symrise-sales-up-2-6-percent-in-first-quarter-Ebitda-rises-by-9-0-percent_60854.html
May 7, 2014
BASF has doubled capacity of its non-phthalate plasticizer at Ludwigshafen, the company announced today. The company increased capacity for its Hexamoll Dinch–branded plasticizer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-doubles-non-phthalate-plasticizer-capacity-at-Ludwigshafen_60849.html
May 7, 2014
Linde says it achieved sales of €4.05 billion ($5.63 billion) in first-quarter 2014, an increase of 1.5% versus the year-ago quarter, or 7.3% after adjusting for exchange rate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Linde-operating-profit-falls-2-7-percent-on-slight-revenue-increase-confirms-2014-outlook_60848.html
May 7, 2014
Evonik says it achieved sales of €320 billion ($4.45 billion) in first-quarter 2014, close to the prior-period level of €3.21 billion, a slight organic sales growth of 1%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-Ebitda-falls-24-percent-on-organic-sales-growth-of-1-percent-reiterates-outlook-for-2014_60860.html
May 6, 2014
Kemira says it has completed the acquisition of BASF's worldwide AKD emulsions business. The deal was announced in late February. Financial terms of the transaction have not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Kemira-completes-purchase-of-BASFs-AKD-emulsions-business_60837.html
May 6, 2014
AkzoNobel today officially inaugurated a membrane-process chlorine plant at the Höchst, Germany, industrial park, near Frankfurt. Management, employees, customers, and politicians...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/AkzoNobel-inaugurates-chlor-alkali-plant-in-Germany-CEO-confirms-targets_60827.html
May 6, 2014
Bayer announced today that it has agreed to acquire the consumer-care business of pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. (Whitehouse Station, NJ), for $14.2 billion in cash. Bayer, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-to-acquire-consumer-care-business-of-Merck-and-Co-for-$14-2-billion_60812.html
May 5, 2014
Wacker Chemie today reported higher first-quarter sales and earnings and confirmed its outlook for the whole of the year. Ebitda was 73% higher, at €285.2 million ($395.8...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wacker-reports-higher-first-quarter-sales-and-earnings-confirms-outlook_60779.html
May 4, 2014
Germany's environment minister, Barbara Hendricks; and the minister for research and education, Johanna Wanka, see a fundamental overhaul of energy production as a central element in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Germanys-energy-transition-is-key-for-climate-protection_60632.html
May 2, 2014
BASF announced today that the supervisory board has elected Jürgen Hambrecht, former chairman of the company, as its new chairman. He replaces Eggert Voscherau, who took over as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-supervisory-board-elects-chair_60769.html
May 2, 2014
BASF today reported a 2% rise in first quarter net income to €1.48 billion ($2.05 billion) on 1.1% lower sales of €19.5 billion. Earnings before interest and tax (Ebit)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-plans-methane-to-propylene-investment-in-the-US-reports-higher-income_60752.html
April 30, 2014
Bayer has declined to comment on a Reuters report that the company plans to swap its animal health business for Merck & Co’s consumer health operations. Reuters’ ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-to-swap-animal-health-for-Mercks-consumer-care-business-Update_60690.html
April 30, 2014
The European Commission has approved Kuraray's previously announced, proposed acquisition of DuPont's glass laminating solutions and vinyls business. This DuPont business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/EU-approves-Kurarays-acquisition-of-DuPonts-glass-laminating-solutions-and-vinyls-business_60654.html
April 29, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience announced today that it has been issued the final construction and operating permit necessary to expand and operate its hydrochloric acid facility at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-Dormagen-hydrochloric-acid-expansion-gets-green-light_60667.html
April 29, 2014
Germany’s minister for the environment, Barbara Hendricks, has given the starting shot for the other federal ministries and federal states for the action program Climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Germany-sets-fundamentals-for-Climate-Protection-2020_60656.html
April 28, 2014
Bayer today reported its first-quarter results, with net income rising close to 23%, to €1.42 billion ($1.97 billion), on sales 3% higher, at €10.6 billion. Ebitda before...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-declines-to-comment-on-talks-to-sell-BMS_60620.html
April 25, 2014
BASF says it is "implementing a series of measures" within its nutrition and health division, aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of its performance products segment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-restructures-nutrition-and-health-260-jobs-to-go-by-end-of-2015_60602.html
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