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March 5, 2015
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has announced the successful start-up of its oxo plant at Stenugsund, Sweden. The new plant is Perstorp’s largest ever plant investment, boosting its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-starts-up-oxo-unit-its-largest-plant-investment_68339.html
March 4, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on proposals to identify two new substances of very high concern (SVHC), part of the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Public-consultation-launched-on-proposals-to-identify-two-substances-as-SVHC_68306.html
March 3, 2015
Perstorp (Malmö, Sweden) reported a net loss of 942 million Swedish krona ($113 million) during the fourth quarter of 2014 down from the SEK1.03 billion loss reported in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorps-fourth-quarter-net-loss-drops-Ebitda-and-sales-up_68265.html
February 18, 2015
The use of renewable energy resources is successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen). EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/EEA-report-Increasing-use-of-renewable-energy-results-in-falling-carbon-emissions-in-Europe_67856.html
February 12, 2015
Odfjell reported a net loss of $18 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, an improvement on the $101-million net loss posted by the company in the corresponding period of 2013. Revenue...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Odfjells-net-loss-narrows-no-benefit-yet-from-lower-fuel-costs_67768.html
January 29, 2015
The European Commission said on Wednesday that it has cleared both GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) proposed acquisition of Novartis's vaccines business and the proposed creation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/EU-conditionally-approves-GSK-Novartis-deals_67307.html
January 23, 2015
Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) says that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services assignment by Yara International for a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Yara-awards-EPCM-services-assignment-to-Finnish-firm-for-fertilizer-expansion_67176.html
January 21, 2015
Göteborg Energi, one of Sweden’s leading energy companies, has announced that its Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project (GoBiGas), the world’s first large-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/First-large-biogas-demonstration-plant-goes-onstream-in-Sweden_67041.html
January 16, 2015
Clariant announced today that it has acquired privately owned deicing specialist Aerochem (Stockholm). Aerochem is a leading supplier of deicing fluids to the aviation and railway...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Clariant-acquires-Swedish-deicing-firm-Aerochem_66914.html
January 14, 2015
The European Union will devolve to its 28 individual member states the power to authorize the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops, allowing national governments to either...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/New-law-widens-opportunity-for-cultivation-of-GM-crops-in-Europe_66814.html
January 13, 2015
The Lufthansa Group says it will fuel its aircraft at Oslo airport with a biobased kerosene mixture. The company recently became the first airline group to sign this type of contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Lufthansa-Group-to-use-biobased-fuel-on-flights-out-of-Norway_66791.html
January 12, 2015
Odfjell says that its board has approved a restructuring program that is expected to result in annualized improvements in the company's net profit of more than $100.0 million by 2016...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Odfjell-to-cut-jobs-in-restructuring-plan-CEO-steps-down_66751.html
December 23, 2014
Brenntag says that it has signed an agreement to acquire chemicals distributor Fred Holmberg & Co. (Malmö, Sweden). Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. Fred...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Brenntag-to-acquire-chemicals-distributor-in-Sweden_66413.html
December 12, 2014
Wacker announced today that it will reorganize its silicone distribution operations in the Nordic countries. As of 1 March 2015, Lindberg & Lund, the Norwegian chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Wacker-to-reorganize-silicone-distribution-in-Nordic-countries_66146.html
December 10, 2014
Stora Enso, a Helsinki-based forestry products company, says it will concentrate its new biomaterials business development in an innovation center in Sweden. The aim of the unit is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Stora-Enso-to-open-biomaterials-innovation-center-in-Sweden_66023.html
December 5, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) says that its board has approved an investment of 1.74 billion Swedish kronor ($233 million) to increase technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) capacity at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Yara-to-expand-ammonium-nitrate-capacity-in-Sweden_65912.html
December 5, 2014
Técnicas Reunidas (TR; Madrid) says it has been awarded a contract to build a nitric acid plant for Yara at Porsgrunn, Norway. The contract is worth about €85 million ($104...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Tecnicas-Reunidas-to-build-nitric-acid-plant-for-Yara-in-Norway_65924.html
December 4, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two new intentions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the registry of intentions. The substances are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Nondecafluorodecanoic-acid-and-penthiopyrad-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_65858.html
December 4, 2014
Sweden has sent an intention for bis(1-hydroxy-1H-pyridine-2-thionato-O,S)copper to be classified under the harmonized classification and labelling (CLH) regulation, the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/CLH-intention-submitted-for-bis1-hydroxy-1H-pyridine-2-thionato-OScopper_65857.html
November 25, 2014
Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland) has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) service contract to construct SunPine's (Piteå, Sweden) tall oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Neste-Jacobs-awarded-EPCM-contract-to-build-tall-oil-rosin-production-facility-in-Sweden_65676.html
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