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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
November 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that the registry of intentions has updated with six new intentions and one new submission. The new intentions are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/ECHAs-registry-of-intentions-updated-with-six-new-intentions-and-one-new-submission_65649.html
November 13, 2014
Odfjell posted a net loss of $9 million for the third quarter, compared with a $9-million net profit in the corresponding period last year, on revenue of $267 million, up from $259...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Odfjell-swings-to-a-net-loss-on-reduced-spot-trading-lower-freight-rates_65352.html
November 10, 2014
Styrolution (Fribourg, Switzerland), part of the Ineos group, said today that it intends to close permanently its 80,000 m.t./year polystyrene (PS) plant at Trelleborg, Sweden. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Styrolution-to-close-polystyrene-plant-in-Sweden_65254.html
November 7, 2014
Air Liquide has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas (Gothenburg, Sweden), a company that distributes compressed biogas (CBG) for the Swedish transportation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Air-Liquide-to-acquire-distributor-of-compressed-biogas-in-Sweden_65230.html
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it is stepping up its investment into the fast growing bioplastics market. The investments include a pilot plant at Warrington (UK), which is already...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-to-increase-investment-in-bioplastics_65187.html
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has announced sales of 2.84 billion Swedish krona ($383 million) in the third quarter, up from SK2.65 billion in the corresponding period in 2013, or 7.1%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-third-quarter-sales-increase-by-7-percent-profitability-sees-double-digit-jump_65185.html
October 22, 2014
AkzoNobel today announced a €5 million ($6.3 million) divestment of its 50% share in Eka Synthomer, to Synthomer. The divestment follows a strategic review of businesses within...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/AkzoNobel-sells-stake-in-Eka-Synthomer-to-partner-exits-paper-chemicals_64674.html
October 13, 2014
Yara International says it has appointed Thor Giæver acting CFO. Giæver had been head of investor relations and company secretary at Yara since 2011. Giæver's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Yara-appoints-acting-CFO_64472.html
October 8, 2014
Nina Cromnier has been elected for a second term as chair of the management board of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency has announced. Cromnier’s second...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/ECHA-management-board-chair-reelected_64286.html
September 30, 2014
Borealis and Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland) have signed an agreement, under which Neste Jacobs will provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Borealis-selects-Neste-Jacobs-to-upgrade-Stenungsund-cracker-to-use-more-ethane_64140.html
September 8, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says that Magnus Heimburg has been appointed as new CFO of the company, effective 1 December. Heimburg succeeds Johan Malmqvist, who, after five years as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-appoints-new-CFO_63655.html
September 2, 2014
Ineos announced today that its Ineos Compounds unit and Doeflex Compounding have combined their polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounding operations. The news follows a recent approval by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Ineos-and-Doeflex-combine-PVC-compounding-operations_63581.html
August 14, 2014
Borealis today reported improved second-quarter results and said that the recently signed contract with North American ethane suppliers will reduce its operating costs in Europe. Mark...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Borealis-reports-improved-results-says-ethane-deal-will-reduce-costs-significantly_63180.html
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