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September 5, 2012
Perstorp says it has signed a new distribution agreement with Alcouro Comercial de Couros in Brazil. Alcouro is responsible for distributing Perstorp’s products for the tanning...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-Signs-Distribution-Deal-in-Brazil_46051.html
September 4, 2012
Leading retailer H & M Hennes & Mauritz (H&M; Stockholm) has banned the use of perfluorinated compounds (PFC) in the company's products. All orders placed on January 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Retailer-H-and-M-to-Phase-out-Perfluorinated-Compounds_46021.html
June 6, 2012
Odfjell says it has reached an agreement to complete the previously announced acquisition of 25% plus one share of the equity in the Noord Natie Terminal (NNT) tank storage...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Odfjell-to-Complete-25-percent-Share-Acquisition-of-Antwerp-Storage-Terminal_43998.html
June 1, 2012
PTT Global Chemical (Bangkok) and Perstorp say that PTT Global Chemical has completed the previously announced acquisition of a 51% stake in Perstorp’s isocynates business, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-and-PTT-Global-Chemical-Establish-Isocyanates-JV_43897.html
May 11, 2012
Borealis today reported a close to 20% drop in first quarter net profit to €140 million ($181.5 million) on flat sales of €1.882 billion and said that the expected recovery...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Borealis-Reports-Decline-in-Net-Profit-on-Flat-Sales-Will-Sell-More-Products-from-the-Mideast_43391.html
April 30, 2012
Perstorp says it has signed a distribution agreement with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) for MGC’s new co-polyesters and its key raw material. Perstorp, through the agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-and-Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-Sign-Distribution-Agreement_43111.html
April 16, 2012
BK Giulini, a subsidiary of Israel Chemicals, announced today that its BKG Water Solutions division has acquired Tiami Vattenkemi (Gothenburg, Sweden), one of the largest water...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Israel-Chemicals-Buys-Swedish-Water-Treatment-Firm-Tiami-Vattenkemi_42695.html
March 23, 2012
The European Union (EU) has begun to implement the 'Evaluation' component of its Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. An initial list of 90...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/EU-Launches-Evaluation-Stage-of-Reach_41946.html
March 12, 2012
The U.K. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has scheduled an auction between May and July of this year for the purchase of carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/U-K-Plans-Carbon-Permit-Auction_41930.html
February 21, 2012
Paints and coatings company Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) says sales increased 9.2% in full-year 2011, to NK10.7 billion ($1.9 billion) compared with NK 9.8 billion in 2010. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/High-Raw-Material-Prices-Impact-Jotuns-2011-Results_41503.html
February 8, 2012
Odfjell says net losses in the fourth quarter of 2011 were $8 million, exactly the same net result as in the fourth quarter of 2010. Odjfell's sales and Ebitda increased 19% and 11%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Odfjell-Reports-Stable-Losses-Despite-Increase-in-Sales_41085.html
January 17, 2012
BASF announced today that it is concentrating its plant biotechnology activities on the main markets in North and South America, citing a a lack of acceptance for plant biotechnology in many parts of Europe,...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/BASF-Plant-Science-Moves-Headquarters-to-U-S-Plans-to-Halt-Development-of-GM-Crops-for-Europe_40454.html
December 7, 2011
Brenntag Specialties Europe, a Brenntag subsidiary, has announced that it has been named exclusive distributor for Colonial Chemical (South Pittsburg, TN) in Germany, Switzerland...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Brenntag-Announces-Regional-Expansion-of-Agreement-with-Colonial-Chemical_39558.html
November 29, 2011
International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi) has sold its 70% stake in German engineering group Ferrostaal (Essen) to MAN SE (Munich), a subsidiary of Volkswagen (VW), for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/IPIC-Sells-its-Majority-Stake-in-Ferrostaal-Following-Dispute_39377.html
November 21, 2011
PTT Global (Bangkok) has reached a deal to acquire a 51% stake in Perstorp’s isocynates business for €114.8 million ($153 million) as part of the formation of a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/PTT-Global-Chemical-and-Perstorp-Form-Isocyanates-JV_39198.html
November 9, 2011
Shipping and tank storage company Odfjell posted a $261-million net profit for the third quarter of 2011 compared with a $11-million net loss in the corresponding quarter of 2010. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Divestment-Proceeds-Boost-Odfjells-Net-Profits_38944.html
November 3, 2011
Borealis has been able to weather the downturn because of actions taken before and during the recession, said Mark Garrett, CEO of Borealis, addressing the Fourth Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai. The company stayed away from acquisitions and kept a close eye on spending in anticipation of a downturn in a bid to keep the financial situation of the company strong....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/GPCA-2009-Caution-Before-Crisis-Helped-Borealis-Weather-Downturn_23407.html
October 21, 2011
Yara International posted big increases in earnings and sales for the third quarter of 2011, compared with the same period of 2010, as margins improved across the company's businesses...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Strong-Fertilizer-Margins-Boost-Yaras-Third-Quarter-Results_38453.html
October 5, 2011
Praxair and Yara International have signed an agreement under which Praxair increased its ownership in the Yara Praxair (Oslo) industrial gases joint venture in Scandinavia from 50% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Praxair-Ups-Stake-in-Scandinavian-Gases-Joint-Venture-with-Yara_38039.html
August 11, 2011
Borealis reported an 83% increase in second-quarter net profits, to €168 million ($239.7 million) on 18% higher sales at €1.897 billion. Operating profits, however, slipped...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Borealis-Reports-Strong-Results-Sees-Possible-Cooperation-with-Cepsa_36833.html
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