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July 11, 2008
Lonza says it has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Novartis for the joint development and manufacture of Novartis's biologics pipeline. R&D activities over the...
May 15, 2008
Faced with a legal challenge from the European Union (EU), the Swedish government has agreed to repeal its national ban on the use of the brominated flame retardant deca-brominated...
May 7, 2008
Brenntag says it has agreed to acquire Yara International’s nitrogen chemical distribution and production facilities at Köping, Sweden and Tertre, Belgium. Terms were not...
March 19, 2008
Perstorp says it has entered into exclusive negotiations to buy the isocyanates businesses of Lyondell and Rhodia. The deal includes Rhodia’s aliphatic isocyanates operations...
February 21, 2008
Akzo Nobel says it will cut up to 109 jobs at its Darwen, U.K. industrial finishes plant. Akzo says it carried out a review of the site, and decided the plant was “no longer cost...
February 4, 2008
Ineos says it has received unconditional clearance from the European Commission for the company’s purchase of Norsk Hydro’s petrochemical business, comprising mainly...
January 30, 2008
Ineos Capital says it has today received unconditional clearance from the European Commission for the purchase of the Hydro Polymers polyvinyl chloride and related businesses in...
November 21, 2007
Perstorp says it has acquired bio-oil company TallOil (Stockholm) for an undisclosed amount. TallOil supplies pine tar that can be used to replace fossil-based heating oils. Perstorp...
October 15, 2007
Perstorp says it has agreed to buy Solvay’s caprolactone business for €200 million ($284.7 million). The business reported sales of €60 million last year, and employs 65, Solvay...
September 21, 2007
Akzo Nobel’s Eka pulp and paper chemical business has agreed to supply chlorine dioxide production and take over the operation and maintenance of a bleaching chemicals plant at...
September 11, 2007
Akzo Nobel’s Eka pulp and paper chemicals business has agreed to supply chlorine dioxide and to operate and maintain a bleaching chemicals plant at Gavle, Sweden for Stora Enso, a pulp and paper maker....
August 6, 2007
Ineos says it has agreed to buy Hydro Polymers (Oslo), the integrated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business of Norsk Hydro, for NK5.5 billion ($907.7 million) in net debt and equity...
August 6, 2007
Kemira says it is evaluating plans for its pigments and Chemidet businesses, including a potential sale, and expects to be finished with the process by the end of this year. The...
August 6, 2007
Yara International (Oslo) says it has acquired the Finnish government’s 30.05% stake in Kemira GrowHow (Helsinki) for an undisclosed sum. The rest of GrowHow is listed on the...
August 1, 2007
Akzo Nobel says it is ready to grow its chemical business following a major reshaping of the business’s portfolio. The restructuring involved divestment of 16 businesses over the...
July 31, 2007
Orica has bid more than €900 million ($1.2 billion) to acquire mining services company Dywidag-Systems International (DSI; Aschheim, Germany) from private equity firm Industri...
July 27, 2007
Borealis has announced plans for a major expansion and modernization of its polyethylene (PE) capacity at Stenungsund, Sweden. The company will invest €370 million ($492 million)...
July 26, 2007
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract to build a previously announced Basell Lupotech T-process low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant for Borealis at Stenungsund...
July 26, 2007
BIM (Stenkullen, Sweden), a supplier of advanced surface treatments to the pulp and paper industry, says it has set up an operation, BIM Spain, at Barcelona, Spain as part of its...
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