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August 4, 2015
Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ), a wholly owned subsidiary of DIC (Tokyo), has announced that it has acquired Kingfisher Colours (Reading, UK), a privately owned cosmetics color...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Sun-Chemical-acquires-UK-cosmetics-color-firm_72723.html
August 4, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has reported that sales fell 7% year-on-year in second-quarter 2015, to €179.5 million ($196.9 million), compared with €192.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Tikkurila-sales-fall-in-second-quarter-and-first-half-but-profitability-improves_72721.html
August 4, 2015
Evonik Industries has posted sales of €3.52 billion ($3.86 billion) in the second quarter, up 8% year-on-year (YOY). Adjusted net income leaped by 70% YOY, to €307 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-sales-increase-Ebitda-rockets-raises-full-year-outlook-again_72717.html
July 31, 2015
The historic deal reached on 14 July in Vienna among six world powers and Iran, limiting that country’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions, could unleash a flood of investment into Iran, an oil-and-gas-rich country with about 80 million people....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Investors-eager-to-return-to-Iran-as-sanctions-are-set-to-be-lifted_72581.html
July 31, 2015
Vopak has sold its Vopak Chemicals Logistics Finland subsidiary to a wholly owned subsidiary of Oiltanking (Hamburg). The net cash proceeds based on the debt-free enterprise value of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Vopak-sells-terminals-in-Finland-to-Oiltanking_72603.html
July 31, 2015
Ardian (Frankfurt), an independent private investment company, says that it has acquired the exclusive synthesis and maleic anhydride (MA) intermediates and specialties businesses of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Ardian-buys-agchem-intermediates-MA-businesses-from-DSM-JV_72601.html
July 31, 2015
BASF has announced plans to restructure its pigments business for the second time in two years. BASF will form a global business unit combining all of its pigments activities effective January 2016. BASF intends to carve out its pigments business in the second half of 2016 and establish separate legal entities....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-to-restructure-pigments-business-will-evaluate-options_72602.html
July 30, 2015
Evonik Industries is globalizing its R&D activities for the global cosmetics industry, and at the same time using local R&D to strengthen its position in important growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-expands-global-R-and-D-for-cosmetics-personal-care_72560.html
July 24, 2015
Synthetic rubber maker Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) and Poland’s National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) say they have signed a joint venture agreement under which they...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Synthos-and-Polands-national-R-and-D-center-sign-JV-for-innovation_72418.html
July 23, 2015
Recipharm (Jordbro, Sweden), a contract development and manufacturing organization, says that its net sales in second-quarter 2015 were 868 million Swedish kroner ($101.2 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Recipahrm-sales-profit-increase-by-double-digits-in-second-quarter-and-first-half_72388.html
July 23, 2015
France’s parliament has adopted a law on energy transition and green growth, which contains a series of legislative proposals aimed at protecting the environment, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/France-proposes-green-measure-including-compostable-plastic-bags_72395.html
July 22, 2015
Evonik Industries has inaugurated a business and innovation center in the area of Richmond, VA. The center will combine R&D, marketing, sales, customer service, and various support...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-opens-$15-4-million-business-and-innovation-center-in-Virginia_72351.html
July 20, 2015
GFBiochemicals (Milan) announced at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, at Montreal that it has started commercially producing levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid) at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/GFBiochemicals-starts-commercially-producing-levulinic-acid-from-biomass_72307.html
July 17, 2015
The European Commission has presented legislative proposals to reform the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). The EU ETS is Europe’s flagship tool for tackling climate change and driving the region toward a low-carbon economy, the commission says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Industry-criticizes-proposed-EU-emissions-trading-reforms_72245.html
July 17, 2015
Ineos held a ship-naming ceremony on 14 July at Qidong, China, near Shanghai, in the latest landmark of the company’s $1-billion project to transport shale gas feedstock from the United States to Europe. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Ineos-names-vessels-built-to-ship-ethane-from-US-to-Europe_72197.html
July 16, 2015
Members of the environment committee of the European Parliament have called for “more ambitious national caps” on emissions of six main pollutants in the European Union in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/MEPs-call-for-tougher-national-limits-on-air-pollutants_72189.html
July 15, 2015
The proposals made by the European Commission for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will considerably increase the financial burden for energy-intensive industries...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/VCI-Reform-of-ETS-will-considerably-increase-the-financial-burden-for-energy-intensive-industries_72153.html
July 14, 2015
EU member states have agreed to a proposal made by the European Commission to allocate €150 million ($165.2 million) for 20 key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Europe-allocates-$165-million-to-improve-energy-infrastructure_72132.html
July 13, 2015
Henkel has announced that it has made an additional investment in Vitriflex (San Jose, CA), a developer of high-performance barrier films. Henkel made its first equity investment and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Henkel-invests-further-in-Vitriflex_72102.html
July 8, 2015
The European Parliament on Wednesday endorsed reforming the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), following informal agreement with the European Council. The reform involves reducing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Parliament-adopts-MSR-industry-says-it-will-not-reduce-emissions-but-will-drive-up-costs_72009.html
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