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August 24, 2015Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) on Monday reported sales of 178 million Swiss francs ($187.9 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF167 million in the...
August 20, 2015Production in Germany’s chemical-pharmaceutical industry rose by 1% in the first half of this year, but revenues fell as a result of falling prices and restrained demand in...
August 18, 2015The average daily production of chlorine in Europe was 26,882 m.t. in June compared with 25,088 m.t. in the corresponding month in 2014, up 7.2% year-on-year (YOY), according to trade...
August 14, 2015Most of the leading Europe-based chemical players posted higher earnings and sales in the second quarter, boosted by the weak euro. Companies grappled with feedstock volatility during...
August 14, 2015Huntsman says that 19 people were injured when a nitrogen tank exploded at its white pigment factory at Uerdingen, Germany, at 2 pm local time on 5 August. Seven of the injured were...
August 14, 2015Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and aromatics project that will be built alongside a new, 650,000-bbl/day refinery at Al Zour, Kuwait, PIC CEO Asaad Al Saad tells CW....
August 14, 2015Quaker Chemical (Conshohocken, PA) says that it has acquired Verkol (Bera, Spain), a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialty grease and lubricants, for $40.1 million, including...
August 14, 2015Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) and the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB) are collaborating in the development of new methods to measure the level of...
August 6, 2015EMS Chemie (Herrliberg, Switzerland) has today reported sales of 969 million Swiss francs ($990.0 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF999 million in the...
August 5, 2015Specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has successfully adjusted and extended a syndicated line of credit for €250 million ($271.7 million). The credit...