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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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/Germany-Large-companies-buy-into-start-ups-to-tap-creativity_68927.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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/METabolic-EXplorer-increases-sales-operating-income-reduces-net-loss_68851.html
March 24, 2015
Biobased chemicals and fuels firm Gevo (Englewood, CO) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Praj Industries (Pune, India) for the latter to become a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Gevo-licenses-iosbutanol-technology-to-Praj-Industries_68849.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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/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/news_briefs/Altana-acheives-double-digit-sales-and-Ebitda-growth-in-2014_68781.html
March 20, 2015
Dow Chemical has signed a long-term agreement under which its Freeport, TX, manufacturing facility will receive 200 megawatts/year of electricity from a wind farm located in south...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Dow-to-buy-200-MWyear-of-wind-power-for-Freeport_68742.html
March 20, 2015
DuPont has increased production of Zytel HTN polyphthalamide, a high-performance polyamide manufactured at its Richmond, VA facility by 10% to meet growing demand in automotive and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DuPont-boosts-polyamide-capacity-at-Richmond_68743.html
March 20, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) says its board of directors has decided to terminate the employment contract of Patricio Contesse, its former CEO. The board has...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/SQM-appoints-new-CEO-amid-political-investigation_68744.html
March 20, 2015
Platform Specialty Products reports a fourth-quarter 2014 net loss of $267 million compared with a loss of $200 million in the year-ago quarter. Net sales grew 48% year-on-year (YOY)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Platform-Specialty-Products-reports-loss-on-charges_68745.html
March 20, 2015
Clariant has acquired a chemical storage and packaging facility at Broussard, LA. The transaction includes key personnel, laboratory, production, and storage facilities for supplying...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Clariant-acquires-facility-in-Louisiana_68746.html
March 20, 2015
BASF has obtained the right to sublicense ExxonMobil’s Flexsorb gas treatment technology and to supply the related solvent to third parties. “With the license from [ExxonMobil], we...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-Exxon-tech-link_68747.html
March 20, 2015
Sun Chemical and Sirrus have entered into an agreement to jointly develop high-performance materials for the inks and pigments market using Sirrus’s Chemilian and Forza monomer...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sun-Sirrus-partner_68748.html
March 20, 2015
Ceres and Raízen have signed a multiyear collaboration agreement to develop and produce sweet sorghum on an industrial scale. Sweet sorghum can be grown to complement existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Raizen-Ceres-scale-up_68749.html
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