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September 6, 2013
Bayer CropScience (BCS), a Bayer subgroup, has announced plans to increase capital expenditure (capex) to a combined €2.4 billion ($3.16 billion) in the next four years, about €1 billion up on previously announced plans....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Bayer-CropScience-ups-capex-to-&euro2-4-billion-through-2016_54981.html
September 5, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two-thirds of companies inspected as part of its enforcement forum do not comply with one or more of the provisions of EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Two-thirds-of-companies-inspected-fail-to-comply-with-Reach-CLP-requirements_54896.html
September 4, 2013
Evonik Industries has agreed a €1.75-billion ($2.3 billion) syndicated revolving credit facility with its core banking group, the company announced today. The credit facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-signs-&euro1-75-billion-revolving-credit-facility_54895.html
August 30, 2013
The new Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), which was adopted on 22 May 2012, will come into operation in Europe from 1 September, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Simplified-regulation-for-biocides-in-Europe-from-September_54842.html
August 29, 2013
Evonik Industries has opened an expanded plant for the production of raw materials and additives for personal- and household-care at Bekasi, Indonesia. The company says that it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-opens-expanded-plant-for-personal-care-products-in-Indonesia_54821.html
August 28, 2013
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) has appointed James Stewart as CIO, effective 1 October. Stewart replaces Frédéric Wohlwend, who has decided to pursue new opportunities...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Merck-KGaA-appoints-CIO_54788.html
August 28, 2013
The chemical industry foundation (FCI; Frankfurt) has approved an additional grant of €1.1 million ($1.5 million), the chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germanys-FCI-provides-additional-$1-5-million-for-chemical-education_54790.html
August 27, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for N-methyl pyrrolidone. The substance is used as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-N-methyl-pyrrolidone_54762.html
August 27, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) on bisphenol A (BPA), the agency says. BPA is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-bisphenol-A_54761.html
August 23, 2013
Vopak says that Ebit, excluding exceptional items, in second-quarter 2013 was €141.9 million ($189.3 million), compared with €143.1 million a year ago, a decrease of 0.8%...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Vopak-reports-steady-sales-profit-in-first-half_54713.html
August 23, 2013
Gurit (Zürich) says its operating profit in the first half of 2013 shrank to 0.6 million Swiss francs ($0.65 million), compared with a "strong" operating profit of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Gurit-sales-fall-34-percent-in-first-half-Ebitda-plunges-90-percent_54711.html
August 23, 2013
Borealis reports a 26% drop in net profit in the second quarter, to €83 million ($110.7 million), on 6% higher sales, at €1.89 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Borouge-and-fertilizers-to-transform-Borealiss-profitability_54659.html
August 23, 2013
Clariant and the National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) say they have agreed to form a masterbatches production joint venture in Saudi Arabia. Tasnee’s wholly owned...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Clariant-Tasnee-form-masterbatch-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia-plan-new-plant_54660.html
August 23, 2013
Potash producer K+S (Kassel, Germany) reports a 29.4% drop in adjusted group earnings after taxes for the second quarter, to €105.9 million ($141 million), compared with €150.1 million in the same period last year. Adjusted group earnings were €296.1 million in the first half of the year, 13.6% down compared with the first half of 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/K+S-earnings-fall-potash-market-faces-uncertainty_54661.html
August 23, 2013
Lonza and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries say that, following a strategic review, they have decided to discontinue their collaboration for the development, manufacturing, and marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lonza-and-Teva-discontinue-biosimilars-joint-venture_54662.html
August 22, 2013
Lehnkering Chemical Transport, part of logistics provider Lehnkering (Duisburg, Germany) has opened a business location in Hamburg, Germany, the company says. Equipment will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lehnkering-opens-facility-in-Hamburg_54639.html
August 9, 2013
Lanxess reports a 95% decline in second-quarter net income, to €9 million ($11.9 million), on sales down 12%, to €2.1 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lanxess-to-revise-strategy-after-sales-and-earnings-plummet_54351.html
August 9, 2013
Versalis, the chemicals arm of ENI (Rome), says it has signed a partnership agreement with Neville Venture (Pittsburgh) for the production of hydrocarbon resins at Versalis’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Versalis-enters-hydrocarbon-resins-and-signs-deal-with-Neville-Venture_54352.html
August 9, 2013
Henkel reports a 6.7% increase in second-quarter net profit, to €432 million ($577.2 million), on sales 2% higher, at €4.29 billion. Adjusted operating profit was up 8.2%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Henkel-reports-higher-profits-sells-coatings-unit-to-Altana_54350.html
August 9, 2013
Most of the leading Europe-based chemical manufacturers report steep declines in earnings and sales for the second quarter as challenging conditions persist in European markets, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lower-earnings-reflect-harsh-economic-conditions_54372.html
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