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September 8, 2008
Kottmann: In line for the top job. Clariant CEO Jan Secher is leaving the company “to pursue new activities,” Clariant says. Further details were not disclosed. Secher will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-CEO-Quits_14022.html
September 8, 2008
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) posted a 33% increase in Ebit for the first half of this year, to SF28.5 million   ($25.7million) on sales up 1%, to SF160 million. Earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-Posts-Higher-Earnings-and-Flat-Sales_14052.html
September 8, 2008
Equipolymers (Horgen, Switzerland) says it has declared force majeure on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) shipments from the company’s Ottana, Italy production facility, because...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Equipolymers-Declares-PET-Force-Majeure_14061.html
September 5, 2008
Clariant CEO Jan Secher is leaving the company and will be succeeded by Hariolf Kottmann of SGL Carbon....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-CEO-Departs_13992.html
August 26, 2008
Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it is evaluating options for its underperforming paper chemical and its publication ink businesses, including a sale, joint ventures, and marketing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ciba-Plans-Restructuring-to-Focus-on-Coatings-Plastics-Additives-and-Water_13779.html
August 5, 2008
Givaudan reported first-half net income up 13%, to SF94 million ($89 million), on pro forma sales down 7%, to SF2.1 billion. Operating profit rose 28%, to SF238. Pro forma profit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Givaudans-Profits-Rise-but-Pro-forma-Sales-Fall_13459.html
August 4, 2008
Acker: Disappointed by breakup of talks. The chemical industry has reacted with dismay to the collapse of negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) that aimed to reach...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Industry-Laments-the-Failure-of-Doha-Round-of-Trade-Talks_13394.html
July 23, 2008
Lonza has recorded an 83% increase in net profits to CHF 267 million ($260 million) for the first half of the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. And sales grew by 13% to CHF 1.46...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-Half-Year-Profits-Sales-Up_13174.html
July 11, 2008
Lonza says it has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Novartis for the joint development and manufacture of Novartis's biologics pipeline. R&D activities over the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-and-Novartis-Jointly-to-Develop-and-Manufacture-Biologics-Products_12930.html
June 30, 2008
Sika says it has opened a CHF100-million ($95.6 million) polyurethane adhesives facility at Dudingen, Switzerland. Startup capacity is 30,000 m.t./year, but a second construction phase...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Sika-Opens-Adhesives-Plant_12753.html
June 3, 2008
Switzerland’s governing federal executive council has decided to extend the country’s moratorium on planting of genetically modified (GM) crops until 2013. The moratorium...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/-Switzerland-Extends-GM-Crop-Ban_12224.html
June 2, 2008
Ciba Specialty Chemicals and the Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique (CSEM; Neuchâtel, Switzerland), a privately held R&D firm, have signed an agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Ciba-Collaborates-with-Swiss-Firm-on-Printing-Technologies_12254.html
May 6, 2008
Lonza (Basel, Switzerland) says it has settled a legal dispute with biotechnology company Northwest Biotherapeutics (Bethesda, MD) involving Lonza’s GS Gene Expression System...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonza-and-Biotech-Firm-Settle-Legal-Dispute_11769.html
April 30, 2008
Swiss chemical companies reported a decline in first-quarter income, mainly because of unfavorable currency exchange rates and economic slowdowns. Clariant’s net income from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Ciba-First-Quarter-Earnings-Fall_11671.html
April 8, 2008
Syngenta says its financial performance for the first quarter of this year exceeded expectations and that preliminary sales for the period are likely to have risen 20% compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Syngenta-Expects-a-Big-Rise-in-Sales_11218.html
April 4, 2008
Akzo Nobel unveiled plans yesterday to operate small-scale chlorine production units at customers’ plants in Europe, via remote control. Engineering and construction firm Uhde...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Akzo-Unveils-Plans-for-Remote-Controlled-Chlorine-Plants_11201.html
April 2, 2008
Clariant says its board will propose to elect Dominik Koechlin, Hariolf Kottmann, and Carlo Soave to the board, at the company’s annual meeting on April 10. Clariant, meanwhile...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Clariant-Announces-Board-Appointments-Chairman-Steps-Down_11105.html
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