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August 5, 2014
Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has pointed out that the country’s chemical industry is not calling for mutual recognition of existing standards for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/VCI-No-reduction-in-chemical-safety-standards-through-TTIP_62990.html
August 4, 2014
Globalization and short product life cycles are further pressuring companies to open up their innovation processes, says specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany). But...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Altana-survey-Underestimated-potential-for-innovation-in-Germany_62956.html
August 3, 2014
WeylChem (Frankfurt), part of International Chemicals Investors Group, has appointed Frank Wegener as president. Wegener is currently president of Kemira’s municipal &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/WeylChem-appoints-Kemira-executive-as-president_62931.html
August 1, 2014
Wacker today reported a near doubling in second-quarter net profit and a major increase in sales in all its business segments. Net income rose 94.7%, to €29.4 million ($39.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wacker-raises-sales-and-earnings-confirms-forecast-upgrade_62926.html
July 31, 2014
Westlake Chemical has closed the previously announced €490-million ($656.5 million) acquisition of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Vinnolit Holdings (Ismaning, Germany) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Westlake-closes-&euro490-million-Vinnolit-acquisition_62856.html
July 31, 2014
Evonik Industries today reported second-quarter net income of €139 million ($186.2 million), down 28% on the year-earlier period. Sales were 1% higher at €3.25 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-Industries-reports-lower-earnings-confirms-outlook_62846.html
July 31, 2014
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has signed an agreement with Cross Industries (Wels, Austria), to acquire a 51% stake in its subsidiary, Wethje Holding (Hengersberg, Germany), a company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Mitsubishi-Rayon-acquires-majority-stake-in-German-producer-of-carbon-fiber-reinforced-plastic-auto-parts_62843.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that European Union member states have indicated their intention to submit harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) dossiers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/ECHA-announces-four-CLH-dossiers-submitted-two-intentions-added_62801.html
July 30, 2014
Bayer today reported a 13.3% rise in second-quarter net income, to €953 million ($1.28 billion), on 1% higher sales of €10.5 billion. Ebitda before special items was down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-reports-higher-income-and-revenue-upholds-full-year-forecast_62793.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four potential substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been included in the registry of intentions. European Union member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/ECHA-adds-four-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-as-potential-SVHCs_62800.html
July 29, 2014
The European Commission says it is urging Germany to take stronger measures to combat water pollution caused by nitrates. The latest figures submitted by Germany in 2012 show that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/European-Commission-urges-Germany-to-act-more-against-nitrate-pollution-in-water_62776.html
July 29, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) has commissioned a cogeneration plant that will supply energy to pharmaceutical production and research operations at its corporate headquarters. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-commissions-cogeneration-plant-at-Darmstadt_62772.html
July 29, 2014
Linde (Munich), the gases and engineering group, today reported a 4.3% drop in second-quarter adjusted operating profit, to €969 million ($1.30 billion), on 1.3% lower revenues of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Linde-reports-lower-profits-and-revenues-confirms-outlook_62768.html
July 25, 2014
BASF today reported a 12.3% increase in second-quarter net income, to €1.3 billion ($1.7 billion), on 0.6% higher sales, €18.5 billion. Ebitda was up 9.0%, to €2.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-reports-higher-earnings-on-flat-sales-confirms-outlook_62685.html
July 23, 2014
Europe's ethylene producers expect to be able to defend current contract price levels despite a long market balance, as the European industry prepares for the scheduled turnaround of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Europes-ethylene-producers-hope-to-defend-August-prices-despite-oversupply_62662.html
July 22, 2014
Wacker Chemie said today that it has upgraded its annual Ebitda projection. Ebitda for 2014 is now projected to be at least one-third higher than last year’s €678.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Wacker-upgrades-annual-earnings-forecast-on-restructured-polysilicon-contracts_62631.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries and AkzoNobel say they have entered into negotiations to build a membrane cell electrolysis production facility at AkzoNobel’s Ibbenbüren, Germany, site...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/AkzoNobel-and-Evonik-join-forces-in-membrane-cell-chlor-alkali-project-in-Germany_62608.html
July 17, 2014
Evonik Industries is investing in a new polymer dispersants plant at Essen, Germany, the company announced today. The project, which will involve an investment in the “low...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Evonik-Industries-to-build-polymer-dispersants-plant-in-Germany_62503.html
July 16, 2014
Private equity firm SVP Global is preparing to sell vinyls company Vestolit (Marl, Germany) in a deal potentially valued at about €300 million, according to a Reuters report...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Report-Private-equity-firm-prepares-to-divest-PVC-maker-Vestolit_62477.html
July 15, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, has announced the appointment of Luciano Rossetti as executive v.p. and head/R&D as of 21 July.  In his most recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-Serono-appoints-head-of-R-and-D_62455.html
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