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April 6, 2015
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA; Dubai) has announced the appointment of Rashed Saud Al Shamsi as chairman....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/GPCA-appoints-Adnoc-petchem-director-as-chairman_69195.html
April 6, 2015
Nizhnekamsknefetkhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, has reported its 2014 results, with full-year sales advancing 8.7%, to 137.0 billion Russian...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Russias-NKNK-posts-higher-sales-earnings_69196.html
April 6, 2015
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s leading producer of petrochemicals, has announced the appointment of Alexey Kozlov as management board member/business administration. Kozlov had...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Sibur-appoints-new-board-member-approves-capex-plan_69197.html
April 6, 2015
Chemicals and fertilizers company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it will invest 1.7 billion zlotych ($452.1 million) to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near the company’s existing production facilities at Police, Poland. The investment is the largest in the company’s history....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Grupa-Azoty-invests-$450-million-for-propane-dehydro-project-in-Poland_69198.html
April 6, 2015
Evonik Industries, at a press conference held at Wesseling, Germany, on 26 March, announced that it plans to invest more than €4 billion ($4.33 billion) in R&D over the next decade....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Evonik-to-invest-&euro4-billion-in-R-and-D-over-next-decade_69199.html
March 27, 2015
Employers association and trade union in Germany have agreed on a salary agreement. The 550,000 employees in Germany’s chemical industry will receive a pay rise of 2.8%...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Chemical-industry-workers-in-Germany-to-get-2-8-percent-pay-rise_68983.html
March 27, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) said today it has appointed Angelo Quabba as CFO and a member of the company’s executive committee, effective 1 August. Quabba is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Gurit-appoints-CFO_68963.html
March 26, 2015
The European Parliament's committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) says that the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/TTIP-European-Parliament-committee-calls-for-support-of-SMEs-energy-intensive-sector-access-to-US-markets_68938.html
March 26, 2015
The presidency of the European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, currently held by Latvia, has a mandate to start...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Council-ready-to-negotiate-with-parliament-over-market-stability-reserve_68934.html
March 26, 2015
One in every five large (more than 1,000 employees) industrial companies in Germany is involved in a start-up in order to support innovation. But only 1 in 10 firms with fewer than...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Germany-Large-companies-buy-into-start-ups-to-tap-creativity_68927.html
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
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