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June 16, 2011
This year wasn’t mean to be a good year for the agchems market, but that is rapidly changing and it is lifting sales across the fine chemicals sector, say fine chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Chemspec-Growth-in-Agchems-Demand-Lifts-Fine-Chemicals-Sector_35557.html
June 7, 2011
FRX Polymers (Chelmsford, MA), a start-up maker of flame-retardant plastics, has raised $15.7 million in a Series B funding round. The new funding round was led by SAM Private Equity...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Polymers-Firm-Completes-Funding-Round_35341.html
June 7, 2011
Clariant has raised its 2011 sales and margin targets and now expects sales growth in the high single-digit range in local currency compared to 2010 and an Ebitda margin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Targets-Ebitda-Margin-Above-17-percent-in-2015_35316.html
June 7, 2011
Lonza says it will invest SF10 million ($12 million) to expand its biopharmaceutical development services platform in Singapore. Lonza’s development services business offers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-to-Expand-Singapore-Facility_35314.html
May 12, 2011
Lonza says it will invest SF24 million ($27 million) to expand cytotoxic manufacturing capabilities at the company’s site at Visp, Switzerland. Cytotoxic active pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-to-Expand-Cytotoxic-API-Capacity-in-Switzerland_34788.html
May 6, 2011
Clariant's cost-reduction initiatives implemented during 2009-10 have paid off with the company reporting an increase in first-quarter 2011 earnings and higher profit margins...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Posts-Improved-Earnings-As-Cost-Savings-Higher-Prices-Offset-Lower-Sales_34658.html
April 28, 2011
Ineos says that, "based on unaudited management information," the company's historical cost Ebitda (HC Ebitda) was €726 million in the first quarter of 2011, up from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ineos-Reports-Higher-Quarterly-Earnings_34435.html
April 19, 2011
Lonza says it has signed a worldwide exclusive license agreement with Organobalance (Berlin, Germany), in which Lonza will develop, produce and commercialize products containing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-and-Organobalance-Sign-License-Agreement_34243.html
April 13, 2011
Lonza, in its business update announcement for the first quarter of 2011, says that all its businesses benefited from increased volumes and growing product pipelines in the quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-Strengthening-Currency-and-Rising-Raw-Material-Prices-Affect-Financial-Results_34081.html
April 11, 2011
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD; Geneva) has introduced a guide to enhance business understanding of the value of natural resources, including fresh water, food, fiber and natural hazard protection. WBCSD’s guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation (CEV) will enable firms to explicitly account for the full value of ecosystem impacts and inputs, including the benefits derived from ecosystems as well as the costs associated with their loss, the group says....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sustainability-Council-Launches-Business-Guide-to-Ecosystem-Valuation_33992.html
April 8, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals says it entered into a share purchase and transfer agreement with the shareholders of Acomon (Zug, Switzerland), a manufacturer and distributor of monomers for optical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Mitsui-Acquires-Swiss-Firm_34011.html
April 5, 2011
Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland), a synthetic biology company, says it has agreed to acquire its R&D partner Abunda Nutrition (San Francisco), a biotech firm involved in developing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Evolva-to-Buy-U-S-Sweeteners-Developer-Abunda_33957.html
April 1, 2011
Clariant's shareholders have approved a share issue that is one of the basic requirements of the company's recently announced €2-billion acquisition of Süd-Chemie (Munich)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Shareholders-Approve-Share-Issue-Paving-the-Way-to-Acquisition-of-Sud-Chemie_33902.html
March 28, 2011
Lonza says it will invest £16 million ($26 million) to expand its biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility at Slough, U.K., in order to respond to a broader range of customer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-to-Expand-U-K-Facility_33794.html
March 21, 2011
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says its Sika China (Suzhou) subsidiary has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Hebei Jiuqiang Construction Material, a leading supplier of powder concrete...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-Acquires-Majority-Stake-in-Chinese-Firm_33588.html
March 9, 2011
Active pharmaceutical ingredients producer Carbogen Amcis (Bubendorf, Switzerland), a subsidiary of Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals (Ahmedabad, India) says it plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Carbogen-Amcis-Plans-Jobs-Cuts-in-Switzerland_33084.html
March 8, 2011
Health concerns are causing leading food manufacturers to change their packaging away from recycled cardboard, the BBC reports. The concerns are over mineral oils which are found in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Food-Firms-Voice-Concern-Over-Recycled-Cardboard-Packaging_33253.html
March 7, 2011
BASF and Evolva Holding (Reinach, Switzerland), an innovative synthetic biology company,  have signed an agreement for joint research and design of novel and optimized...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/BASF-and-Evolva-Sign-Agreement-to-Collaborate-in-Crop-Protection_33231.html
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