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April 21, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) says it has appointed Laurent Michaux as general manager of its composite components business, reporting to Rudolf Hadorn, Gurit’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Gurit-appoints-composite-components-boss_69583.html
April 20, 2015
Sika’s board of directors is proposing that the company buy out the Burkhard-Schenker family’s 16.1% stake in Sika to thwart the proposed takeover by France’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-offers-to-buy-out-the-family-holding-to-thwart-Saint-Gobains-offer_69599.html
April 17, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading producer of agricultural chemicals, today reported flat first-quarter sales of $4.0 billion, including the lawn and garden business, and retained its full...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Syngentas-first-quarter-sales-hurt-by-slow-start-in-the-Americas-currency-effects_69544.html
April 15, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) won another round in its fight to prevent the 2.75-billion Swiss francs ($2.83 billion) sale of a controlling stake to France's Saint-Gobain at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-AGM-supports-fight-to-stay-independent-but-battle-for-control-will-continue_69433.html
April 14, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) today announced its first-quarter results, which reflect strong, real growth dented by its translation into Swiss francs. Sales in the first three months were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sikas-strong-first-quarter-growth-dented-by-translation-into-Swiss-francs_69398.html
April 13, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) has announced sales of 89.3 million Swiss francs ($85.9 million) in the first quarter of 2015 compared with sales of SF78.8 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Gurit-sales-jump-13-percent-in-first-quarter_69365.html
April 11, 2015
EMS Group (Herrliberg, Switzerland) has posted net sales of 479 million Swiss francs in the first quarter—3.5% down on the corresponding period of last year. The decline reflects...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Stronger-Swiss-currency-dents-EMS-Groups-sales_69341.html
April 7, 2015
Saint-Gobain (Courbevoie, France) and the Burkard family have decided to amend their agreement related to the sale of the controlling stake of Schenker-Winkler Holding (SWH)—the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Saint-Gobain-extends-agreement-with-Burkard-family-over-Sika-acquisition_69267.html
April 7, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) says that Felix Meyer, vice chairman of the Siegfried board of directors, has informed the company that he will not be available for reelection to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-board-member-resigns_69235.html
April 2, 2015
In the latest twist in the legal battle between the Burkard family and St. Gobain on the one hand and the Sika board and management on the other, the Swiss Takeover...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-suffers-setback-in-fight-to-stay-independent-of-St-Gobain_69121.html
April 1, 2015
Clariant says that it has appointed John Gordon as the global head of the company’s mining solutions business, effective 1 April. Gordon brings more than 15 years of industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-appoints-global-head-of-mining-solutions-business_69073.html
March 27, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) said today it has appointed Angelo Quabba as CFO and a member of the company’s executive committee, effective 1 August. Quabba is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Gurit-appoints-CFO_68963.html
March 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-Australian-tile-adhesives-firm_68958.html
March 26, 2015
Evonik Industries is considering acquiring Clariant in a deal valued at approximately 7.3 billion Swiss francs ($7.59 billion), the Financial Times reports, citing people familiar with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Reports-Evonik-mulls-acquiring-Clariant_68933.html
March 26, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical’s wholly owned Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL) subsidiary and Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland) have signed an exclusive agreement to codevelop and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Evolva-and-Sumitomo-Chemical-subsidiary-to-co-develop-agricultural-bioactives_68922.html
March 24, 2015
Flavors and fragrances firm Firmenich (Geneva) has appointed Geneviève Berger as chief research officer, effective 1 July. She will report directly to the CEO, Gilbert Ghostine...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Firmenich-taps-Unilever-for-chief-research-officer_68854.html
March 23, 2015
Sika board of directors and management have notched up another victory in their battle to prevent control of the Swiss building chemical company falling into the hands of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Court-upholds-Sikas-power-to-restrict-family-voting-rights_68813.html
March 19, 2015
Syngenta today gave the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments under The Good Growth Plan initiative, which was launched in 2013 to support the future...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Syngenta-provides-update-on-growth-initiative_68687.html
March 17, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) today announced its results for fiscal 2014. Net sales were 335.8 million Swiss francs ($333.8 million) compared with SF281.1 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Gurit-reports-double-digit-sales-growth-profitability-leaps_68627.html
March 10, 2015
Solvay and 3A Composites (Horgen, Switzerland) said today that they are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation. The alliance will offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Solvay-and-3A-Composites-form-specialty-foam-alliance-to-secure-lightweighting-in-advanced-transportation_68401.html
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