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February 6, 2014
The 550,000 workers in the German chemical industry have won a pay increase of 3.7%, following several rounds of pay tariff negotiations between the chemical employers association BAVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Chemical-workers-in-Germany-win-3-7-percent-pay-increase_58598.html
February 6, 2014
Wacker Chemie today reported higher fourth-quarter sales and earnings but said that full-year results were down on those achieved in 2012. Strong demand and stable polysilicon prices...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wacker-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-sales-and-earnings-full-year-results-are-down-on-low-polysilicon-prices_58586.html
February 5, 2014
Evonik Industries has increased capacity for its Rohacell-branded structural foam at the company's Darmstadt, Germany production site, Evonik announced. The company began operations at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-completes-capacity-expansion-for-structural-foam-at-Darmstadt_58561.html
February 4, 2014
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has acquired DSM's polypropylene wax emulsions business. The deal includes technology and customer-specific know-how, Altana says. The products can be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Altana-acquires-DSMs-polypropylene-wax-emulsion-business_58535.html
February 3, 2014
Brenntag says that it has been distributing the cellulosic additive portfolio of Dow Coatings Materials, a business unit of Dow Chemical, in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, since 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Brenntag-extends-distribution-agreements-with-Dow-coatings-materials-in-Europe_58500.html
February 3, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it has agreed to acquire an 80% stake in PHP Fibers (Wuppertal, Germany). PHP  is Europe’s largest producer of nylon-6,6 industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Indorama-acquires-majority-stake-in-German-yarn-producer_58499.html
January 30, 2014
Evonik Industries said today that it will commission a new Resomer plant at Darmstadt in the second quarterr. The plant, in addition to the development and manufacture of the products...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-opens-biodegradable-polymers-plant-at-Darmstadt-targeting-health-care-sector_58415.html
January 30, 2014
Bayer says that its Bayer CropScience subgroup has signed two new agreements with Cellectis plant sciences (New Brighton, MN) on gene editing in plants. Cellectis plant sciences, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-CropScience-and-Cellectis-plant-sciences-extend-partnership-to-improve-crops-by-gene-editing_58407.html
January 29, 2014
The polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market in Europe is balanced, with January demand better than expected for this time of year, according to IHS Chemical's latest Market Advisory...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/PVC-demand-in-Europe-beats-seasonal-expectations_58391.html
January 29, 2014
Clariant and Haltermann (Hamburg) have joined forces in a second-generation biofuel initiative, Clariant has announced. Clariant's sunliquid-registered process converts wheat straw...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Clariant-Haltermann-cooperate-on-second-generation-bioethanol_58384.html
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/WTO-members-start-initiative-to-reduce-tariffs-on-green-goods_58354.html
January 28, 2014
Wacker Chemie today announced that it has agreed with an unnamed polysilicon customer to adjust volumes and prices. Wacker will continue to supply the customer with hyperpure...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wacker-adjusts-solar-polysilicon-contract-to-reflect-market-conditions_58374.html
January 27, 2014
Lanxess says that executive chairman Axel Heitmann has agreed to resign “by mutual agreement,” effective 28 February. The supervisory board has appointed Matthias Zachert, former chief financial officer (CFO) of Lanxess and current CFO at Merck KGaA, as Heitmann’s successor, effective 15 May 2014. Until Zachert joins, Lanxess CFO Bernhard Duettmann will perform the responsibilities of board chairman....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Lanxess-chief-executive-Heitmann-to-step-down-former-CFO-Zachert-named-next-CEO-updated_58319.html
January 24, 2014
The European Commission is putting pressure on the German authorities to ensure that Germany enforces the commission's mobile air condition systems (MAC) directive, which requires that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/EU-presses-Germany-to-ensure-that-Daimler-vehicles-use-HFO-1234yf-refrigerant_58303.html
January 24, 2014
Germany's energy-intensive industries association EID (Berlin) has strongly criticized the planned provisions for the self-generation of electricity, as laid out by the federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Energy-industries-association-criticizes-plans-for-reform-of-Germanys-renewable-energy-law_58221.html
January 24, 2014
Verbio (Leipzig, Germany), a biofuel producer, has launched a straw-to-biomethane project at Schwedt, Germany that is due to start operating in the second half of 2014, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/German-biofuel-producer-launches-EU-funded-straw-to-biomethane-project_58295.html
January 23, 2014
BASF announced today that it is implementing a series of measures in its paper chemicals business to improve competitiveness and profitability. The company is the global leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-to-restructure-paper-chemicals-business-may-exit-alkyl-ketene-dimer_58215.html
January 22, 2014
BASF said today that it is investing about €7 million ($9.48 million) to expand and optimize resins production at its Münster, Germany, site. The expansion in capacity for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-expands-resins-capacity-at-Munster_58144.html
January 21, 2014
Biochemical company Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) and automaker Audi have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of isobutene-derived isooctane, Global Bionergies s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Global-Bioenergies-signs-agreement-with-Audi-to-develop-isobutene-based-isooctane_58148.html
January 20, 2014
Bayer says that it today commenced the previously announced public takeover offer for all the shares of Norwegian pharmaceutical company Algeta (Oslo) for 362 Norwegian kroner ($59) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-launches-takeover-offer-for-Norwegian-pharmaceutical-firm-Algeta_58116.html
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