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March 5, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has proposed four substances as substances of very high concern (SVHC). The substances are the dihexyl ester of 1,2-benzenedicarboxyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-proposes-four-substances-as-SVHCs_59313.html
March 4, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it achieved record results in all areas for full-year 2013. The company announced a 23.8% increase in net profit, to a record 344.7 million Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Sika-achieves-record-results-for-2013-including-net-profit-up-23-8-percent_59310.html
March 4, 2014
Ecolab has announced the acquisition of AK Kraus & Hiller Schädlingsbekämpfung (Allershausen, Germany). Kraus & Hiller had annual sales of approximately $4...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Ecolab-acquires-pest-elimination-company-in-Germany_59292.html
March 2, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems (Philadelphia), the former coatings operations of DuPont, says it is to invest $60 million to build a next-generation plant to expand its production capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Axalta-Coating-Systems-to-invest-$60-million-in-waterborne-coatings-Germany_59250.html
February 28, 2014
New rules concerning the import and export of very hazardous chemicals will be implemented in the European Union as of 1 March, when the revised prior informed consent (PIC) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Revised-importexport-regulations-for-very-hazardous-chemicals-introduced-in-Europe_59226.html
February 28, 2014
BASF Services Holding, an indirect, wholly owned group company of BASF, says it is to sell its subsidiary BASF Services Consult (Hamburg) to Tech Mahindra (Düsseldorf), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-to-sell-its-third-party-consulting-business_59219.html
February 28, 2014
One-off expenses and other nonrecurring factors weighed on Solvay’s fourth-quarter 2013 earnings, but the company says its underlying performance is improving. And, the financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Solvay-shows-underlying-growth-may-sell-Eco-Services_59208.html
February 28, 2014
BASF has announced higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings and says it is cautiously optimistic about the year ahead...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-reports-higher-profits-cautiously-optimistic-on-2014_59168.html
February 27, 2014
Petrochemical producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says that its operating profit in fourth-quarter 2013 was 411 million forint ($1.82 million) compared with a loss of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/TVK-reports-rise-in-profitability-sales_59076.html
February 26, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has announced that it will hold a public scientific meeting on bisphenol A (BPA), to take place at Brussels on 23 April. The aim...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-to-hold-public-scientific-meeting-on-BPA_59119.html
February 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for testing proposals on 45 substances. A total of 68 hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-calls-for-testing-proposals-on-various-substances_59043.html
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
February 21, 2014
Early-reporting European companies struggled to improve sales and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2013. Adverse currency effects and continued economic uncertainty in Europe hindered...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Economic-headwinds-stifle-fourth-quarter-results_58968.html
February 21, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it has introduced a business model that includes a new organizational structure and new management team together with a cost-competitiveness program...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Perstorp-restructures-cuts-jobs_58927.html
February 21, 2014
Versalis (Milan) and its parent, ENI (Rome), have reached an agreement with trade unions on a project to redesign the production facilities at Versalis’s Porto Marghera, Italy, site, near Venice, ENI says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Versalis-to-convert-Italian-site-close-UK-rubbers-facility_58928.html
February 21, 2014
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has acquired DSM’s polypropylene (PP) wax emulsions business. The deal includes technology and customer-specific know-how, Altana says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Altana-acquires-DSMs-PP-wax-emulsions-business_58967.html
February 20, 2014
Cefic has called for competitive energy and an affordable climate policy, on the eve of a European Council meeting on competitiveness. Gas and electricity costs in the United States...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-Europe-needs-competitive-energy-and-an-affordable-climate-policy_58945.html
February 20, 2014
The European Commission says that it welcomes measures adopted by the European Union's council of ministers today to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-welcomes-measures-to-protect-workers-against-exposure-to-hazardous-chemicals_58941.html
February 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for niacin (nicotinic acid, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-dietary-reference-values-for-niacin_58835.html
February 13, 2014
The chemical sector in the European Union remains "fragile" despite output growth of 2.8% in November 2013, Cefic says. Output fell 0.2% for January–November 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Cefic-EU-chemical-sector-faces-fragile-recovery_58798.html
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