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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
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
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