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March 4, 2015
Europe-based chemical companies will benefit from the weakening of the euro against other major currencies, especially the US dollar, says Moody’s Investors Service in a research...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Moodys-Weaker-euro-to-benefit-Europe-based-chemical-companies_68322.html
March 4, 2015
Rennovia (Santa Clara, CA) and Johnson Matthey have entered into a joint agreement for the co-development and manufacture of catalysts to be used in the scale-up and commercialization...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Rennovia-Johnson-Matthey-to-co-develop-and-manufacture-catalysts-for-biobased-adipic-acid-process_68297.html
March 4, 2015
Shell said on Tuesday that it is training additional staff as it seeks to assure normal operations at facilities that have been impacted by a work stoppage by the United Steelworkers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/USW-Strike-Day-31-Shell-seeks-return-to-normal-operations-as-strike-continues_68288.html
March 3, 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW; Pittsburgh) union said on Monday that there has been no change in negotiations with Royal Dutch Shell regarding a new three-year labor contract agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/USW-strike-continues-with-discussions-at-national-level-set-for-Wednesday_68248.html
March 3, 2015
DSM today announced that it has finalized the previously announced sale of its Euroresins business to Cathay Investments (Sutton, UK). Euroresins distributes products to the composite...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/DSM-completes-sale-of-resins-distribution-business-to-UK-firm_68255.html
March 2, 2015
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a producer of rubber latices and specialty emulsion polymers, reported 2014 pretax profit of £86.0 million, down 5%, on sales down 6%, to £990.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Synthomer-posts-lower-profit-sales_68232.html
March 2, 2015
GlaxoSmithKline announced today that it has completed its three-part transaction with Novartis, first announced in April last year. GSK, as part of the deal, has acquired...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/GSK-completes-major-three-part-asset-swap-with-Novartis-reshaping-both-companies_68214.html
March 2, 2015
Clariant today announced that it has completed the previously announced divestment of its battery materials business to Johnson Matthey, for $75 million. Plans for the sale were first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-completes-acquisition-of-Clariants-battery-materials-business_68211.html
February 25, 2015
Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS; Huntingdon, UK) and Harlan Laboratories (Indianapolis) say that, since HLS acquired Harlan last year, the two companies will be rebranded to reflect...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Huntingdon-Life-Sciences-and-Harlan-Laboratories-to-operate-under-new-name_68071.html
February 24, 2015
Croda's (Goole, UK) revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was £250.2 million ($385.3 million), up 1.5% year-on-year, the company announced today. Sales by the consumer-care...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Crodas-sales-up-in-the-fourth-quarter-despite-currency-effects_68037.html
February 24, 2015
LyondellBasell said today that it has reached an agreement with Karyn Ovelmen, executive v.p. and CFO, for her “separation from the company.” Ovelmen will continue as CFO for up to three months under the agreement while the company conducts a search for her successor....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/LyondellBasells-CFO-to-leave-the-company_68035.html
February 24, 2015
Specialty chemicals producer Elementis (London) today announced its results for 2014. Group sales were 2% higher than a year ago, reaching $790.4 million with no material impact from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Elementis-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings_68030.html
February 24, 2015
Brenntag says that it has expanded its distribution agreement focused on its cosmetics business in Europe with a Dow Chemical microbial control a business unit. New regions...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Brenntag-expands-distribution-agreement-with-Dow-for-cosmetics-business_68026.html
February 23, 2015
BASF says that it has completed installing and starting up high-performance milling and decanning equipment at the company's Cinderford, UK, precious metal recycling operation, more...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BASF-completes-precious-metals-recycling-capacity-hike-in-UK_68004.html
February 23, 2015
Chemoxy (Middlesbrough, UK), which manufactures environmentally friendly solvents, esters, and other industrial chemicals, has secured £10 million ($15.4 million) in growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Chemoxy-secures-£10-million-investment-for-expansion_67998.html
February 21, 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW; Pittsburgh) expanded its strike on Saturday to include Motiva’s refinery in Port Arthur, TX. In addition, 24 hour strike notices were delivered at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/USW-strike-expands-to-include-Motiva-refinery_67990.html
February 19, 2015
The winners of a £20-million ($31 million) competition to bring innovative biotechnology projects to market have been announced this week. A total of 23 projects, ranging from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Winners-of-$31-million-UK-industrial-biotechnology-competition-announced_67886.html
February 18, 2015
CropEnergies (Mannheim, Germany) has temporarily paused production at its Ensus (Wilton, UK) bioethanol subsidiary. The production facility was taken offline a few days ago for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/CropEnergies-pauses-bioethanol-production-at-UK-site-citing-low-prices-euro-weakness_67857.html
February 18, 2015
BP said today it has starting training additional replacement workers to supplement the current workforce that has been filling in for striking United Steelworkers (USW) employees. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/BP-training-replacement-workers-during-USW-strike_67880.html
February 18, 2015
The use of renewable energy resources is successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen). EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/EEA-report-Increasing-use-of-renewable-energy-results-in-falling-carbon-emissions-in-Europe_67856.html
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