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July 31, 2014
Solvay today reported net sales for second-quarter 2014 of €2.64 billion ($3.54 billion), an increase of 2% year-on-year (YOY). Operating profit (adjusted Ebit) was €291...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Solvay-reports-2-percent-rise-in-sales-adjusted-Ebit-jumps-56-percent-confirms-full-year-outlook_62852.html
July 30, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says its sales for first-half 2014 increased to 2.66 billion Swiss francs ($2.94 billion), an increase of 18% in local currency, or 10.6% in Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Sika-reports-18-percent-growth-in-first-half-2014-sales-net-profit-leaps-25-7-percent_62813.html
July 29, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) has commissioned a cogeneration plant that will supply energy to pharmaceutical production and research operations at its corporate headquarters. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Merck-KGaA-commissions-cogeneration-plant-at-Darmstadt_62772.html
July 28, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its profitability for the first half of 2014 was “good despite weak demand in Russia.” First-half revenue was...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Tikkurila-sales-fall-7-4-percent-in-second-quarter-EPS-increases-slightly_62759.html
July 18, 2014
Ethylene is the petrochemical industry’s largest-volume building block, with global demand in 2013 estimated at 133 million m.t....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Understanding-the-global-petrochemical-industry-The-basics-of-steam-cracking_62578.html
July 7, 2014
In “The Sound of Music,” the American musical film set in 1930s Austria, Julie Andrews plays a young woman, Maria, who is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Mideast-feedstocks-How-do-you-solve-a-problem-like-ethane_62319.html
July 3, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has secured financing for its €1.3 billion ($1.78 billion) acquisition of the Diana Group by issuing a bond for €500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Symrise-secures-financing-for-Diana-acquisition-through-$680-million-bond-issue_62249.html
July 2, 2014
Biochemical company METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) and SK Chemicals (Seoul) say that they have signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement to manufacture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/SK-Chemicals-and-Metex-sign-exclusive-deal-for-bio-PDO_62209.html
June 27, 2014
FDA has, since 2013, issued warning letters to several active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facilities in India. FDA issues such a letter when an agency inspection of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/FDA-tightens-control-over-Indias-API-manufacturers-More-warning-letters-issued_62062.html
June 26, 2014
Several companies have appealed against a decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on C14-C17 chloro alkanes (medium-chain chlorinated paraffins, MCCP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-medium-chain-chlorinated-alkanes_62083.html
June 26, 2014
A group of companies has appealed against a decision on carbon tetrachloride by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency says. The appealing companies are: the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-carbon-tetrachloride_62048.html
June 23, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has adopted a new approach, called Evonik Call for Research Proposals (ECRP), to building networks with outstanding scientists in universities. The approach's...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Evonik-adopts-new-approach-to-R-and-D-with-external-partners_61971.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.html
June 19, 2014
BASF says that it opposes the authorization for prolonged use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) under the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BASF-opposes-authorizing-HBCD-under-Reach_61927.html
June 18, 2014
H.C. Starck Group says that Ludger Heuberg, group CFO and executive board member, will leave the company at the beginning of July to "pursue new business opportunities." The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/H-C-Starck-Groups-CFO-Heuberg-to-leave-the-company_61907.html
June 5, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has elected Ellen Richstone and Henry "Pete" Linsert to its board of directors. Both will hold office until the 2017 annual meeting of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BioAmber-makes-appointments-to-board-of-directors_61587.html
June 3, 2014
Alberta is Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region; and, because of recent shifts in global energy and economic dynamics, it is also one of the world’s most attractive locations for chemical, petrochemical, oil, and gas investments....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Alberta-attracts-interest-from-global-investors_60910.html
May 22, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says today it is entering into a strategic partnership with the non-profit organizations Global Nature Fund and the Union for Ethical BioTrade. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Symrise-enters-into-strategic-partnership-to-preserve-biodiversity_61227.html
May 16, 2014
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria) says that sales in first-quarter 2014 were €451.7 million ($618.8 million), compared with €496.5 million in the corresponding quarter a year ago, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Lenzing-says-difficult-market-in-first-quarter-sales-fall-9-percent-Ebitda-plunges-30-percent_61102.html
May 15, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has set new long-term environmental targets, details of which are published in the company’s Sustainability Report 2013. Evonik plans to reduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Evonik-publishes-sustainability-report-sets-environmental-targets-for-2020_61086.html
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