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November 20, 2009
Borealis inaugurated today its international innovation headquarters at Linz, Austria. The company invested some €50 million ($74.3 million) to build the HQ...
November 18, 2009
 Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will build a new aliphatic polyisocyanates manufacturing plant at a yet to be disclosed location in China. The plant will be designed for...
September 20, 2009
Haldor Topsoe says that construction has begun for a previously announced plant that will produce the fuel dimethyl ether (DME) from black liquor – a by-product of paper...
August 27, 2009
Pfizer says it has opened a previously announced new facility for biotechnological pharmaceutical production at Strangnas, Sweden. Pfizer expects the plant, which was built with an...
August 11, 2009
Lanxess says its Performance Butadiene Rubbers business unit will enter into a strategic co-operation with oil producer Nynas (Stockholm). Lanxess says it plans to stop the use of DAE...
July 17, 2009
Ineos ChlorVinyls says it has declared force majeure on vinylchloride monomer (VCM) from its Rafnes, Norway facility due to a recent major power failure that "significantly...
July 17, 2009
Borealis says it has temporarily shut its 620,000-m.t./year cracker at Stenungsund, Sweden, since Wednesday, due to technical problems. The cracker, which uses naphtha, ethane, propane...
March 12, 2009
Cambrex says it has opened a previously announced $20-million active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing facility at Karlskoga, Sweden. The new cGMP facility, which took two...
January 16, 2009
Eka Chemicals (Gothenburg, Sweden) says it will reduce sodium chlorate production capacity due to weak market demand and high energy costs. Output will be stopped temporarily at the...
January 16, 2009
Tikkurila (Helsinki), Kemira's paints and coatings subsidiary, says it plans to launch a group-wide savings program likely to involve 500 job cuts, accounting for 13% of Tikkurila's...
December 5, 2008
AstraZeneca says it will cut a total of 1,400 jobs and permanently close plants at Destelbergen, Belgium; Porrino, Spain; and Umea, Sweden by 2013. Some of the job cuts will be at its...
November 20, 2008
Pharmaceutical major AstraZeneca says it will permanently close its three plants located at Destelbergen, Belgium; Porrino, Spain; and Umea, Sweden and the company also plans to cut...
November 19, 2008
Perstorp says it plans to lay off 105 employees in Sweden because of falling demand and lack of business orders for certain specialty chemical products. Of these 105 employees, 68 work...
October 20, 2008
Inver (Bologna), an industrial liquid and powder coatings firm, has acquired the European powder coatings business of AB Wilh. Becker (Höganäs, Sweden). Terms were not...
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