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July 23, 2014
AkzoNobel today reported higher second-quarter profits and confirmed its outlook for 2015. Net income was up 11%, to €205 million ($276 million), with Ebitda advancing 7%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/AkzoNobel-reports-higher-second-quarter-profits-confirms-outlook_62649.html
July 15, 2014
Fluor has been awarded a contract by Gate Terminal, a subsidiary of Vopak and Gasunie, to design and build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) break bulk terminal at Rotterdam. Fluor will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Fluor-awarded-contract-for-LNG-terminal-at-Rotterdam_62459.html
July 11, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that, following its recent initial public offering, the option to sell an additional 15% of the total number of shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/IMCDs-over-allotment-option-exercised-in-full-IPO-valued-at-more-than-&euro530-million_62422.html
July 9, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) and AkzoNobel announced today that they have signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the long-term production and marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Israel-Chemicals-and-AkzoNobel-link-in-salt-and-white-potash-joint-venture_62368.html
July 8, 2014
AkzoNobel and Kemira today announced that Kemira has preliminarily agreed to acquire AkzoNobel's global paper chemicals business for €153 million ($208 million). AkzoNobel's paper...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Kemira-to-acquire-AkzoNobels-paper-chemicals-business-for-&euro153-million_62339.html
July 4, 2014
Omya and Arkema today announced an agreement under which Omya will market Arkema's plastic additives range for various polymer markets, including impact modifier and processing aid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Arkema-and-Omya-enter-plastic-additives-distribution-agreement-in-Europe_62257.html
July 2, 2014
Vopak says it plans to divest about 15 tank storage terminals, primarily smaller terminals, that together contribute about 4% of group Ebitda. The restructuring is an outcome of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Vopak-to-divest-about-15-tank-terminals-following-strategy-review_62213.html
June 30, 2014
Merck KGaA says it will acquire the Dutch specialist for smart window technology, Peer+ (Eindhoven, Netherlands), on 1 July. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Merck-KGaA-acquires-liquid-crystal-windows-firm-Peer+_62145.html
June 27, 2014
AkzoNobel's performance coatings business is benefiting from an improved business climate in 2014, says Conrad Keijzer, AkzoNobel executive committee member responsible for performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/AkzoNobels-performance-coatings-business-taps-stronger-market-targets-higher-returns_62138.html
June 27, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) priced its initial public offering at €21/ordinary share ($28.65)—the middle of the previously announced price range...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/IMCDs-IPO-priced-in-middle-of-announced-range_62129.html
June 27, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s leading fertilizer producer, has lost an initial case in an Amsterdam court against Dutch-registered IMR, whose affiliate Shaft Sinkers (Sandton...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/EuroChem-loses-initial-court-case-against-potash-contractor_62121.html
June 26, 2014
Several companies have appealed against a decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on C14-C17 chloro alkanes (medium-chain chlorinated paraffins, MCCP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-medium-chain-chlorinated-alkanes_62083.html
June 26, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) and its main shareholder, private equity firm Bain Capital, say they have decided, due to "significant demand," to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/IMCD-increases-number-of-shares-offered-in-IPO-by-10-percent_62046.html
June 18, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its committee for risk assessment (RAC) has adopted an opinion on a Dutch proposal to restrict the manufacture and use of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/ECHA-committees-restrict-NMP_61905.html
June 17, 2014
Maëlys Castella, the new CFO at AkzoNobel, has worked at Air Liquide for the last 14 years. AkzoNobel says it has appointed Maëlys Castella as its new CFO. She will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/AkzoNobel-appoints-new-CFO_61854.html
June 16, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) has priced its recently announced initial public offering at €19–23/ordinary share, valuing IMCD at a post-IPO equity...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/IMCDs-IPO-will-value-company-at-about-&euro1-billion-40-46-percent-of-share-capital-to-be-listed_61832.html
June 11, 2014
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) and DSM's food specialties business have signed a collaborative agreement involving early-stage research of several biological active...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/DSM-food-specialties-unit-and-Marrone-Bio-sign-R-and-D-agreement_61544.html
June 11, 2014
Avantium (Amsterdam) has closed a €36-million ($50 million) financing round backed by a consortium of investors including Swire Pacific, Coca-Cola, Danone, and Alpla, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Avantium-raises-&euro36-million-toward-first-commercial-scale-PEF-facility_61672.html
June 5, 2014
The explosion that occurred in the evening of 3 June at Shell Chemicals' Moerdijk, Netherlands, site has caused styrene prices to rise and is expected to result in more balanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/netherlands/Moerdijk-explosion-drives-up-styrene-spot-prices-in-Europe_61583.html
June 4, 2014

A huge explosion and fire on 3 June at a Shell chemical plant at Moerdijk, Netherlands, has injured two employees. An explosion occurred at about 11:00 pm local time at Shell’s MSPO-2 plant, which produces styrene monomer and propylene oxide, and was followed by a fire, according to Shell, The injuries are not believed to be life threatening, Graham van't Hoff, executive v.p. for Shell Chemicals, said in comments at the ACC annual meeting, currently being held in Colorado Springs, CO. The fire and incident were fully under control by 6:00 am local time on 4 June and Shell is working with local authorities, he adds.

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