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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
August 3, 2011
Yara has announced that it will sell its indirect holding in the Russian fertilizer producer OAO Minudobreniya, which owns an NPK fertilizer production plant at Rossosh, Russia, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Yara-Sells-Russian-Fertilizer-Stake-to-Businessman-for-$390-Million_36623.html
July 19, 2011
Yara International posted a 40% drop in second-quarter net profits compared with the same period of last year, to NK2.2 billion due to an extremely hot and dry spring in Europe that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Yaras-Net-Profits-Fall-Due-to-Drought_36214.html
May 9, 2011
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth (London) and chemicals watchdog ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) have initiated legal proceedings against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Environmental-Groups-Sue-ECHA-for-Withholding-Names-of-Toxic-Chemical-Producers_34687.html
May 4, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will build production capacity for neopentyl glycol (NPG) at the company’s manufacturing site at Zibo, China. NPG production at Zibo is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-Builds-NPG-Capacity-in-China-Updated_34547.html
April 27, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it has opened a new feed additive production plant at the company’s site at Vapi, India. Opening a production location in Asia is part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-Opens-Feed-Additives-Plant-in-India_34402.html
April 18, 2011
The Aditya Birla Group (Mumbai) says it has acquired Domsjö Fabriker (Örnsköldsvik, Sweden), a specialty pulp and biorefinery company, for $340 million from a Swedish...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Aditya-Birla-Acquires-Swedish-Specialty-Pulp-and-Biorefinery-Company-for-$340-Million_34241.html
April 11, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will delay its valeraldehyde plant at its Stenungsund, Sweden facility to 2014. The company announced in 2007 it would build a plant to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-to-Delay-Plasiticizer-Unit-in-Sweden_34046.html
April 6, 2011
AkzoNobel says it will invest €30 million ($43 million) to increase capacity of its expandable microspheres at Stockvik, Sweden to meet rising global demand. The new capacity is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/AkzoNobel-Boosts-European-Expandable-Microspheres-Capacity_33978.html
April 1, 2011
Chinese state-owned company BlueStar (Beijing) has received clearance from the European Commission to acquire Orkla's (Oslo) Elkem business, including its solar and semiconductor grade...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/EU-Okays-BlueStars-Acquisition-of-Elkem_33898.html
March 30, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will expand production capacity for hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) derivatives by establishing production at the company’s manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-to-Build-HDI-Derivatives-Capacity-in-Singapore_33825.html
March 27, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will expand its production capacity for 2-ethylhexanoic acid (2-EHA) by establishing production at the company’s manufacturing site in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/sweden/Perstorp-to-Build-2-Ethylhexanoic-Acid-Capacity-in-Singapore_33768.html
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