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September 14, 2012
Technip (Paris) has completed the previously reported acquisition of Stone & Webster’s process technologies business and associated oil and gas engineering capabilities from...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Technip-Finalizes-Stone-and-Webster-Acquisition-Creates-New-Unit_46210.html
September 14, 2012
Dynea Nederland Holding (Groningen, Netherlands) has sold its Dynea BV subsidiary to ChemCom Investments (Groningen), a legal entity formed by former and current members of the Dynea...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Dynea-Sells-Dutch-Unit-to-Management_46208.html
September 14, 2012
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) has signed an agreement with employee representatives covering a previously announced efficiency plan for the company’s operations in Germany. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Merck-KGaA-Details-Job-Cuts-and-Site-Closures-Invests-&euro250-Million_46209.html
September 14, 2012
Bock: BASF is outgrowing the auto supply market. Smith: Chemistry is an enabler of sustainability. BASF is seeking to increase its exposure in the automotive industry and rapidly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-Sharpens-Focus-on-Automotive-Sector_46282.html
September 14, 2012
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has launched a public consultation on 54 potential substances of very high concern (SVHC). The 54 chemicals, if they are identified as...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Additional-Chemicals-Are-Proposed-For-Reach-Candidate-List_46283.html
August 31, 2012
Kamieth: Construction paints are noncore to BASF. BASF says it has agreed to sell its decorative paints business in Germany and France to Prosol Lacke + Farben (Aschaffenburg...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-Sells-Decorative-Paints-Business-in-Germany-France_45945.html
August 31, 2012
Borgas: In the process of relocating to Israel. Fertilizer and specialty chemicals company Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) says its board has appointed former Lonza CEO Stefan Borgas...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ICL-Appoints-Stefan-Borgas-as-New-President-and-CEO_45946.html
August 31, 2012
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says it intends to divest its profiles activities in continental Europe to OpenGate Capital (Los Angeles), a global private investment firm. The activities...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Tessenderlo-Group-Divests-Some-Operations-Posts-Losses_45947.html
August 20, 2012
More Europe-based chemical companies reported lower second-quarter profits and, in some cases, losses, reflecting the economic challenges faced by the region and the rest of the world...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Economic-Gloom-Weighs-On-Sales-and-Earnings_45674.html
August 17, 2012
Borealis, one of Europe’s largest producers of polyolefins, reported a 33% decline in second-quarter net profit, to €112 million ($138 million), on flat sales of €1.87...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Borealiss-Profit-Declines-Borouge-Is-a-Bright-Spot_45648.html
August 17, 2012
BP says it will establish a $100-million international research center, which will be named the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials (BP-ICAM), in the U.K. The center will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BP-Invests-$100-Million-in-Research-Center-for-Advanced-Materials_45649.html
August 3, 2012
Leading Europe-based chemical companies reported mainly lower net profits in the second quarter of 2012 compared with the corresponding period of 2011. Earnings were under pressure...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Europe-Based-Companies-Report-Lower-Earnings_45383.html
August 3, 2012
Mack: Compounded growth rate of 7.5%/year. Atkin: Plene to eventually arrive in U.S. and Mexico. Syngenta reported higher sales in the second quarter of 2012 and confirmed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Syngenta-Aims-for-Bigger-Share-of-Agchem-Market_45384.html
July 20, 2012
Acron (Velikiy Novgorod, Russia) has failed in an attempt to become the majority shareholder in Azoty Tarnów (Tarnów, Poland), the leading chemicals producer in Poland...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Acron-Settles-for-Minority-Stake-in-Polands-Azoty-Tarnow_45033.html
July 20, 2012
Büchner: Performance improvement is a priority. AkzoNobel reported a 21.5% slide in second-quarter net income, to €197 million ($241 million), on revenues 8% higher at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/AkzoNobels-Income-Slides-Economy-Is-a-Concern_45034.html
July 20, 2012
BASF says that several moves made by the company during the last few months have strengthened its position as a global supplier of electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. BASF aims to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/BASF-Targets-Leadership-in-Li-Ion-Battery-Materials_45035.html
July 20, 2012
Earnings Impact: Plant maintenance contributed to a reduction in Sabic’s profits. Sabic reported a 35% drop in second-quarter 2012 net income, to SR5.3 billion ($1.4 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Sabic-Posts-Lower-Profit-Cites-Weaker-Prices-and-Higher-Costs_45036.html
July 20, 2012
United Phosphorus Ltd. (UPL; Mumbai) has acquired Agrichem (Oosterhout, Netherlands) from SD Agchem Europe, a unit of Punjab Chemicals & Crop Protection (Mumbai), for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/United-Phosphorus-Acquires-Crop-Protection-Firm_45037.html
July 10, 2012
Introducing Innovation: Government and industry officials at the ceremony. Oleochemicals company Oleon (Ertvelde, Belgium) held an inauguration ceremony last month for a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Oleon-Inaugurates-Worlds-First-Biopropylene-Glycol-Plant-in-Belgium_44697.html
July 6, 2012
Arkema says it has finalized the previously announced divestment of its vinyl products activities to the Klesch Group (Geneva). The newly created vinyls company is called Kem One...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Arkema-Completes-PVC-Exit-Kem-One-to-Invest-&euro400-Million_44698.html
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