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February 6, 2015
The battle between the Sika (Baar, Switzerland) management and the company’s controlling shareholders, the Burkard-Schenker family, has taken a new turn, with a statement from the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sika-board-tries-to-stop-sale-by-family-to-Saint-Gobain_67563.html
February 6, 2015
Sabic has reported lower earnings and revenues but pledged to maintain its growth strategies. Net profit in the fourth quarter of 2014 was down 29%, to 4.36 billion Saudi riyals ($1.16...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sabics-profit-down-almost-30-percent-on-oil-price-slide_67562.html
February 6, 2015
Invista, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, says it will establish a new manufacturing operation at McPherson, KS, to expand production of its Raptor nylon pipe product. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Invista-builds-nylon-pipe-production-in-Kansas_67572.html
February 6, 2015
ACC’s Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) increased 0.2%, to 97.7, in January following a 0.1% decline in December 2014 as measured on a three-month moving average. CAB remains up 3.6%...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACCs-CAB-posts-gain_67573.html
February 6, 2015
Lubrizol has acquired EcoQuimica Industria e Comercio Produtos Quimica (Paulínia, Brazil), a manufacturer and supplier of coatings technology for products sold into decorative paints...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lubrizol-buys-EcoQuimica_67574.html
February 6, 2015
Laboratory chemicals supplier VWR (Radnor, PA) has acquired National Biochemicals, a full-service raw material manufacturer and supplier to the biochemical industry, for an undisclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VWR-biochemicals-buy_67575.html
February 6, 2015
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has opened a new flavors facility at Schaumburg, IL, to serve the food and beverage industry located in the greater Chicago area. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IFF-opens-in-Chicago_67576.html
February 6, 2015
W.R. Grace announced on 5 February that it plans to split into two publicly traded, independent companies to simplify operating structures....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/W-R-Grace-to-split-in-two_67577.html
February 3, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has announced additional measures in the struggle against climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Council-moves-further-against-climate-change_67233.html
February 3, 2015
World chemical sales were €3.16 billion ($3.57 billion) in 2013 compared with €3.13 billion in 2012, an increase of 0.9% year-on-year (YOY), according to data released by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-chemical-sales-were-17-percent-of-world-total-in-2013_67435.html
February 3, 2015
Almac (Craigavon, UK), a privately-owned contract development and manufacturing pharmaceutical services group, has announced a $7 million investment in in the area of biocatalyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Almac-Group-to-invest-$7-million-in-biocatalysis-in-Northern-Ireland_67454.html
February 2, 2015
The industry, research, and energy committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament has made a number of recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations with the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-parliamentary-committee-makes-recommendations-to-the-European-Commission-on-TTIP_67406.html
January 30, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) today report preliminary net sales of 335.8 million Swiss francs ($367 million) in full-year 2014, compared with SF281.1 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Gurit-reports-sales-of-$367-million-for-full-year-2014-up-nearly-20-percent_67366.html
January 29, 2015
The European Commission has today proposed allowing the United Nations (UN) rules on transparency for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) to be applied to existing investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-proposes-UN-rules-for-investor-state-dispute-settlement_67312.html
January 28, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has started to implement a new strategy to check compliance of dossiers submitted under the European Union’s Registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-implements-new-compliance-check-strategy-for-Reach-dossiers_67274.html
January 28, 2015
The attractiveness of Germany as a location for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the chemical industry has deteriorated during the last five years, according to the results...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Report-Germany-has-become-less-attractive-as-location-for-SMEs_67272.html
January 26, 2015
The Environmental Audit committee of the UK parliament has today published a report on the environmental risks of fracking, a controversial method using water and chemicals to recover...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/UK-parliamentary-committee-calls-for-a-moratorium-on-shale-gas_67209.html
January 23, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a provisional scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine. The consultation will close on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-opens-public-consultation-on-draft-opinion-on-the-safety-of-caffeine_67172.html
January 23, 2015
China American Petrochemical Co. (Capco), a joint venture between BP and CPC (Taipei), says that it will decommission its five purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at Kaohsiung...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BP-Taiwan-JV-to-decommission-five-PTA-plants_67128.html
January 23, 2015
BASF plans to invest €56.0 million ($63.5 million) to expand capacity for polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) at Geismar, LA; and Ludwigshafen and build new capacity for PVP at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-plans-worldwide-expansion-of-PVP_67129.html
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