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April 18, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has called for more objectivity and “an open discussion of the content” in the continuing discussions...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/VCI-calls-for-more-"factual-discussion"-over-TTIP_69584.html
April 18, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) says it has appointed Laurent Michaux as general manager of its composite components business, reporting to Rudolf Hadorn, Gurit’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Gurit-appoints-Michaux-as-GM-composite-components_69583.html
April 17, 2015
Yousef Abdullah Al Benyan, who was appointed Sabic CEO elect on 15 February and who is expected to be confirmed as CEO, has made several organizational changes, CW has learned. In one...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Sabics-new-CEO-makes-personnel-business-unit-changes_69487.html
April 17, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell says that it has agreed to buy BG Group (Reading, UK), a leading energy company, for £47 billion ($69.2 billion). The companies say in a joint statement that they have agreed on the terms of a recommended cash-and-share offer to be made by Shell for the entire issued and to-be-issued share capital of BG....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Shell-to-acquire-energy-firm-BG-Group-for-nearly-$70-billion_69488.html
April 17, 2015
Germany has set strict rules for fracking. The draft legislation agreed on by the German cabinet includes bans to protect drinking water, health, and nature in specific regions together with broad restrictions for fracking in shale, claystone, marl, and coal seam rocks....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germany-restricts-fracking-VCI-warns-on-missed-opportunity_69489.html
April 17, 2015
The board of Petro Rabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has announced that it will recommend increasing its share capital by an estimated 7.04 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Petro-Rabigh-plans-rights-issue-share-trading-suspension-lifted_69490.html
April 16, 2015
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Germany in 2014 fell in comparison with those in the previous period for the first time in three years, the federal environment ministry (UBA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germanys-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-YOY-for-first-time-in-three-years_69476.html
April 16, 2015
Environmental and sustainability consultancy ERM (London) says it has acquired ReachCentrum (Brussels) from Cefic. ReachCentrum is involved in the registration market for the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-to-sell-ReachCentrum-to-ERM_69473.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/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Harry-Swan-appointed-to-governing-board-of-Innovate-UK_69468.html
April 15, 2015
The output of chemicals in the European Union rose by a paltry 0.2% in 2014, while sales fell 1.1% compared with the previous year because of lower prices, according to the latest...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EU-chemical-output-stagnant-in-2014-sales-fall-prices-plunge-confidence-slips_69400.html
April 15, 2015
Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Technip's France arm to develop the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/METabolic-EXplorer-signs-MOU-with-Technip-to-develop-biobased-L-methionine_69434.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/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lenzing-sells-Dolan-and-stake-in-European-Carbon-Fiber_69439.html
April 15, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it is expanding its production network with the opening of a new factory in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in April 2015. The plant will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Tikkurila-opens-plant-based-on-novel-production-concept-in-Kazakhstan_69436.html
April 14, 2015
Delo Industrial Adhesives (Windach, Germany), which produces adhesives and application technologies for a wide range of industries, says it achieved sales revenues of €74 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Delo-Industrial-Adhesives-reports-sales-grew-24-percent-in-2014-aims-to-increase-workforce-by-15-percent_69403.html
April 14, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published its annual overview on chemicals in food. The report is targeted at the general public and aims to give...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-publishes-annual-overview-for-general-public-on-chemicals-in-food_69412.html
April 14, 2015
Recipharm (Jordbro, Sweden), a contract development and manufacturing organization, says it has today made a strategic investment in Synthonics (Blacksburg, VA), a specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Recipharm-invests-in-Synthonics-the-companies-announce-a-joint-development-agreement_69405.html
April 13, 2015
Germany has set strict rules for domestic fracking. Recent draft legislation includes bans to protect drinking water, health, and nature in specific regions together with broad...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germany-restricts-fracking-VCI-Dont-lose-the-opportunity-to-exploit-shale-gas_69366.html
April 13, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) has announced sales of 89.3 million Swiss francs ($85.9 million) in the first quarter of 2015 compared with sales of SF78.8 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Gurit-sales-jump-13-percent-in-first-quarter_69365.html
April 6, 2015
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA; Dubai) has announced the appointment of Rashed Saud Al Shamsi as chairman....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/GPCA-appoints-Adnoc-petchem-director-as-chairman_69195.html
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