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March 26, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published its first annual report on the implementation of its road map for substances of very high concern (SVHC). The Roadmap for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-provides-update-on-SVHC-2020-road-map_68892.html
March 25, 2015
“Make Germany fit for the future by combining power from politics and the economy,” says Marijn Dekkers, president of Germany’s chemical industry association VCI...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/VCI-president-Dekkers-calls-for-"innovation-offensive"-in-Germany_68906.html
March 25, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Wilton, UK), a producer of specialty graphene materials, today announced its interim results for the six months ended 31 January. The company reports a loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Applied-Graphene-Materials-reports-loss-plans-expansion-of-production-capacity_68884.html
March 24, 2015
Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) has announced that revenues rose to €3.7 million ($4.04 million) in 2014, up from €700,000 in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/METabolic-EXplorer-increases-sales-operating-income-reduces-net-loss_68851.html
March 24, 2015
Shortly before the fourth and decisive round of tariff pay negotiations for workers in Germany’s chemical industry, 18,000 employees have demonstrated in Ludwigshafen in support...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Pay-talks-in-Germany-18000-demonstrate-in-Ludwigshafen-union-adopts-uncompromising-stance_68855.html
March 24, 2015
Lenzing, (Lenzing, Austria), a man-made cellulosic fibers producer, says sales fell by 2.3%, to €1.86 billion ($2.02 billion), in fiscal 2014 compared with sales of €1.91...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lenzing-reports-increased-Ebitda-lower-sales-in-very-challenging-environment_68841.html
March 20, 2015
Altana (Wesel, Germany) announced today sales of €1.95 billion ($2.09 billion) in full-year 2014 compared with sales of €1.77 billion in 2013, an increase of 11% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Altana-acheives-double-digit-sales-and-Ebitda-growth-in-2014_68781.html
March 20, 2015
Lanxess has reported substantially improved operating result and net income in 2014. It has also outlined restructuring measures for its synthetic rubber businsss, as part of a broader...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Lanxess-to-close-EPDM-plant-realign-BR-operations_68724.html
March 20, 2015
Leading Europe-based companies are expected to benefit overall from lower oil prices and the weakening euro. However, cheaper raw materials and a more competitive currency are not...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Benefits-of-weak-euro-oil-slump-not-yet-fully-visible_68725.html
March 20, 2015
Wacker Chemie has reported increased sales and earnings for 2014 and provided guidance for this year. The company has also announced that, following several years of large capital expenditure outlays, it will focus future capex on less capital-intensive projects, concentrating on expanding its downstream businesses. Rudolf Staudigl, Wacker CEO, speaking at a press briefing held recently in Munich, provided more information about Siltronic, the company’s semiconductor silicon wafers division, currently subject to a review that could result in the business being floated on the stock exchange or sold....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Wacker-reports-improved-results-details-Siltronic-plans_68780.html
March 19, 2015
Michael Vassiliadis, chairman of German trade union IG BCE (Hanover), which represents workers in the mining, chemical, and energy sectors, has called on the federal government to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/German-chemical-trade-union-calls-for-"accelerated-decision-making"-in-energy-policies_68708.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has adopted the final community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2015–2017. A total of 134 substances are to be evaluated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-adopts-community-rolling-action-plan-for-2015-2017-134-substances-to-be-evaluated-48-in-this-year_68700.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its risk assessment committee (RAC) is continuing to deliberate on a proposal from France to restrict the use of bisphenol A...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-considers-proposal-to-restrict-BPA-in-thermal-paper_68697.html
March 18, 2015
Israeli crop genomics firm Evogene (Rehovot, Israel) has announced a three-year collaboration agreement with a multinational food company to improve productivity of a key crop using...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evogene-announces-collaboration-agreement-for-improved-crop-productivity_68668.html
March 18, 2015
SGL Carbon (Wiesbaden, Germany) has announced group sales of €1.34 billion ($1.42 billion) for the business year 2014, a decrease of 6% year-on-year (YOY). . Ebitda before...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/SGL-announces-fall-in-sales-profit-plummets_68664.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 17, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) today announced its results for fiscal 2014. Net sales were 335.8 million Swiss francs ($333.8 million) compared with SF281.1 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Gurit-reports-double-digit-sales-growth-profitability-leaps_68627.html
March 16, 2015
The European technology platform (ETP) for sustainable chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, has published its new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/SusChem-publishes-strategic-innovation-and-research-agenda_68593.html
March 16, 2015
The second round of pay tariff negotiations in Germany’s chemical industry has ended without a concrete result, the employers association BAVC (Wiesbaden) has announced. BAVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Pay-talks-in-Germany-Employers-offer-1-6-percent-union-claims-provocation_68588.html
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