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July 18, 2013
Firmenich (Geneva), the world’s second-largest flavors and fragrances producer, has announced the appointment of Yves Boisdron as its new chairman. This move follows...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Firmenich-appoints-new-chairman_53722.html
July 17, 2013
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has acquired Radmix Resources (Carabooda, Australia) and its manufacturing partner Australian Synthetic Fibres (ASF). Financial details of the deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-structural-fibers-manufacturer-in-Australia_53719.html
July 15, 2013
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL; Lausanne, Switzerland) and Technion (Kesalsaba, Israel) researchers have identified nanostructures able to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Researchers-identify-nanostructures-for-producing-hydrogen-via-solar-power_53638.html
July 15, 2013
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it will acquire JMTexsa (Naucalpán, Mexico) and Texsa India (Gurgaon, India)—two leading manufacturers of waterproofing membranes—and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-manufacturers-of-waterproofing-membranes-in-Mexico-and-India_53631.html
July 12, 2013
Ems-Chemie (Domat/Ems, Switzerland), a producer of high performance polymers and specialty chemicals,  today reported a 9.3% increase in earnings before interest and tax (Ebit)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ems-Chemie-reports-increase-in-sales-and-profits-buoyed-by-performance-polymers_53610.html
July 3, 2013
Ava Biochem (Muttenz, Switzerland) has begun operation of the first industrial plant for production of sustainable 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF), the company announced. The first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ava-Biochem-starts-production-at-first-sustainable-5-HMF-plant_53365.html
June 28, 2013
Clariant provided an update on its strategy and confirmed its midterm targets at today’s Capital Markets Day. The event focused on growth and innovation, including recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-confirms-midterm-targets-at-capital-markets-day_53207.html
June 27, 2013
European chemicals output will contract by 1.0% this year before returning to modest growth of 1.5% in 2014, Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, said today. The 2013 figure...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Cefic-forecasts-output-decline-Bock-calls-on-EU-to-address-energy-feedstock-issues_53174.html
June 25, 2013
TÜV SÜD (Munich), a testing and certification consultancy, has acquired a majority of Swissi Process Safety (SWS; Basel), a company providing laboratory and consulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/TUV-SUD-acquires-majority-of-Swiss-lab-and-consulting-firm_53101.html
June 20, 2013
Clariant says it completed phase two of Europe's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach) program by the 31 May deadline, with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-completes-phase-two-of-Reach-registration_52956.html
June 17, 2013
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) has acquired Everbuild Building Products (Leeds, UK), the United Kingdom’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, and construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-acquires-UK-construction-chemicals-firm-Everbuild-Building-Products_52854.html
June 13, 2013
Clariant, Wison Engineering (Shanghai), and a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler's global engineering and construction group have signed a long-term agreement to equip a pilot plant to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Foster-Wheeler-Wison-Engineering-sign-agreement-for-pilot-plant-in-China_52800.html
June 10, 2013
DKSH (Zurich) has joined the European Association of Chemical Distributors (FECC; Brussels), FECC says. DKSH increases FECC's membership to 62. DKSH's performance materials business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/DKSH-joins-FECC_52744.html
June 3, 2013
Clariant has taken a step toward the commercialization of Sunliquid, the company's proprietary biodiesel technology, by widening the range of raw materials that can be used with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-widens-raw-material-range-for-its-second-generation-biodiesel-technology_52501.html
May 26, 2013
Syngenta has launched Clariva, a proprietary seed treatment nematicide based on the Pasteuria technology acquired in 2012, the company announced today. Clariva consists of naturally...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Syngenta-launches-breakthrough-seed-treatment-nematicide_52303.html
May 22, 2013
Mitsubishi Plastics (Tokyo) says that it has acquired a 50% stake in Aquamit (Amsterdam) from the Quadrant Founders Group, and that Aquamit became a wholly owned subsidiary of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Mitsubishi-Plastics-acquires-full-ownership-of-engineering-plastics-business_52220.html
May 13, 2013
The sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention has agreed to begin phasing out the use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in little more than a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Report-Stockholm-Convention-agrees-on-phaseout-of-HBCD_51948.html
May 3, 2013
ASK Chemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Ashland and Clariant, sold granulate, coatings, and hot top metal casting products to Iranian government entities, Ashland said in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ashland-Clariant-JV-sold-casting-products-to-Iran_51753.html
April 30, 2013
Clariant’s former textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsion businesses, which the company agreed to sell to SK Capital on 27 December, will be named Archroma after the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariants-former-businesses-named-Archroma_51587.html
April 30, 2013
Clariant’s first-quarter net profit from continuing operations more than doubled to 38 million Swiss francs ($40.53 million) compared with SF16 million in the year-earlier...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-more-than-doubles-net-profit-on-flat-sales-confirms-2015-targets_51585.html
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