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April 17, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Wilton, UK), which engages in the R&D, manufacture, and sale of graphene, has reported positive preliminary findings following independent performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Applied-Graphene-reports-positive-test-results-with-graphene-reinforced-PU-coatings_69558.html
April 17, 2015
Lubrizol says that its performance coatings business has added hyperdispersant capacity at its Huddersfield, UK, facility. The new capacity will be used for to manufacture Solsperse...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Lubrizol-adds-hyperdispersant-capacity-in-UK_69547.html
April 16, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says that Harry Swan, its managing director, has been appointed to the governing board of Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, formerly...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Harry-Swan-appointed-to-governing-board-of-Innovate-UK_69468.html
April 15, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a producer man-made cellulosic fibers, has today announced the sale of its fully owned subsidiary Dolan (Kelheim, Germany) and its 91.1% stake in European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Lenzing-sells-Dolan-and-stake-in-European-Carbon-Fiber_69439.html
April 13, 2015
RPM says that its RPM2 business has acquired Morrells Woodfinishes (Stockport, UK), the largest manufacturer of high-performance wood finishes in the United Kingdom. Terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/RPM-acquires-UKs-largest-wood-finishes-manufacturer_69393.html
April 13, 2015
Eden Research (Cirencester, UK), a listed, natural, microencapsulation company, has signed an exclusive option agreement with Taminco’s crop protection division following a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Taminco-signs-evaluation-agreement-with-UK-based-microencapsulation-company_69373.html
April 10, 2015
Stolt-Nielsen reports first-quarter net profit of $38.8 million, up from $18.6 million in the corresponding period of 2014. Operating profit jumped year-on-year to $71.5 million from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Lower-fuel-costs-buoy-Stolt-Nielsens-profits_69339.html
April 9, 2015
Victrex, the leading producer of polyetheretherketone (PEEK), today announced that in it performed well in the first half, ended 31 March. Its revenue then, £130.3 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Victrex-reports-higher-revenues-PEEK-sales-volumes_69298.html
April 9, 2015
Mylan has made a proposal to acquire Perrigo (Dublin) for $28.9 billion. Under the terms of the nonbinding proposal, Perrigo shareholders would receive $205 in a combination of cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Mylan-offers-to-acquire-Perrigo-for-$28-9-billion_69296.html
April 8, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell said today that it has agreed to buy BG Group (Reading, UK), a leading energy company, for £47 billion ($69.9 billion). In a joint statement, the companies say...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Shell-to-buy-BG-Group-for-$70-billion_69273.html
April 7, 2015
Royal Holdings (South Bend, IN) says that, through its Kommerling UK subsidiary, it has acquired Chemical Innovations Ltd. (CIL; Preston, UK) from Vita Group Unlimited (Manchester...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Royal-Holdings-acquires-UK-based-adhesives-firm_69252.html
April 2, 2015
Synthomer is understood to have rejected the claim by Ineos chairman Jim Ratcliffe that its new CEO, Calum MacLean, acted unethically in "poaching" his former colleague...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Synthomer-rejects-claims-that-it-poached-Ineos-executive_69132.html
April 2, 2015
Zeon (Tokyo) says it will build a second solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) line in Singapore by the beginning of next year, doubling capacity at the site to between...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Zeon-to-double-SSBR-capacity-in-Singapore-close-NBR-plant-in-the-UK_69131.html
April 1, 2015
Sabic's Europe arm today confirmed that Mark Williams, 47, has been appointed its v.p., replacing Koos van Haasteren, who has decided to leave the company. Williams assumes his new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Sabic-v-p-Europe-leaving-successor-appointed_68816.html
April 1, 2015
Jim Ratcliffe, chairman of Ineos, is to sue his former right-hand man Calum MacLean over a row centered on claims that MacLean—currently CEO of Synthomer—has poached one of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Ineos-boss-Jim-Ratcliffe-may-sue-former-right-hand-man-for-poaching-finance-director_69086.html
March 26, 2015
Redx Pharma (Liverpool, UK), the drug discovery and development company, further to the announcement of its intention to seek an admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Redx-Pharma-announces-pricing-of-IPO-begins-trading-Friday_68924.html
March 25, 2015
Eastman Chemical today confirmed that it will close its Workington, UK, acetate tow manufacturing site, which employs 152 people. Production at the site will cease in April, and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Eastman-confirms-closure-of-UK-acetate-tow-plant_68890.html
March 25, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Wilton, UK), a producer of specialty graphene materials, today announced its interim results for the six months ended 31 January. The company reports a loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Applied-Graphene-Materials-reports-loss-plans-expansion-of-production-capacity_68884.html
March 24, 2015
With European spot prices for benzene moving back up to $700 per mt CIF ARA, a triple digit increase in the April contract price looks feasible as the length which weighed on March...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/European-benzene-stronger-ahead-of-CP-talks_68856.html
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