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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
March 20, 2015
RPM says that its Rust-Oleum paints and coatings business has acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa’s leading aerosol paint brand. Spraymate has annual sales of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/RPM-buys-Spraymate_68750.html
March 20, 2015
BASF has selected Freeport, TX, as the potential site of a 475,000-m.t./year; methane-to-propylene (MTP) complex that the company plans to build on the US Gulf Coast....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-chooses-Freeport-site-for-methane-to-propylene-plant-licenses-Air-Liquide-technology_68751.html
March 20, 2015
Ineos and Solvay say that they have agreed to sell certain Ineos chlorvinyl assets to International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Luxembourg). The divestment of the assets is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ineos-to-sell-vinyls-assets-to-ICIG-under-EU-rule_68752.html
March 20, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) says that its Ebitda increased by 30% in 2014, to 103 billion Russian rubles ($1.63 billion), on sales up 34%, to RR361 billion. Net profit decreased 45%, however, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sibur-wins-loses-with-weaker-Russian-currency_68764.html
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