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May 12, 2014
Merck KGaA and BASF say they have acquired a majority stake in InnovationLab (Heidelberg, Germany), thus increasing their involvement in the scientific work of the research and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-and-BASF-acquire-majority-stake-in-organic-electronics-research-unit-InnovationLab_61018.html
May 12, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Kaiima Bio-Agritech (Moshav Sharona, Israel) have announced a collaboration to develop advanced hybrid rice varieties. The multi-year project combines Bayer's and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-CropScience-and-Israeli-firm-partner-to-improve-rice-productivity_61016.html
May 10, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) plans to invest €100 million ($137.6 million) this year in biosimilars, a new business being developed by its Merck Serono unit. In addition, Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-to-invest-in-biosimilars-eyes-pharma-acquisitions_60979.html
May 9, 2014
BASF says it is offering a high-performance nylon derived from renewable raw materials under the company's Ultramid brand. The product is based on certified biomass. The resulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/BASF-introduces-nylon-derived-from-biomass_60962.html
May 9, 2014
Marcus Kuhnert. Merck KGaA says that the board of partners of E. Merck KG, the body that appoints the executive board members of Merck, has appointed Marcus Kuhnert as group CFO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-KGaA-appoints-new-CFO_60957.html
May 8, 2014
Germany's energy-intensive industries association EID (Berlin) says it welcomes the decision by the German government to continue the cost relief regulation, part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Energy-industries-association-welcomes-reform-of-renewable-energy-law-but-warns-on-high-energy-costs_60902.html
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
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