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POLAND

European banks to provide financing for Grupa Azoty's expansion
The European Investment Bank (EIB; London) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD; London) have agreed jointly to provide Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) with a 700-million zloty, long-term financing facility, to support the...

Grupa Azoty selects UOP technology for propane dehydro project
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it has selected UOP to provide technology for a previously announced propane dehydrogenation project at Police, Poland. The agreement also includes basic engineering as well as initial equipment supply...

Grupa Azoty reports higher sales, profit
Chemicals and fertilizers company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it had sales of 2.84 billion złoty ($766 million) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with sales of Zl2.70 billion złoty in the year-ago quarter, or 5.2% year-on-year (YOY)...

Grupa Azoty introduces non-phthalate plasticizer
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) has announced the introduction of Oxoviflex, which it says is Poland's first non-phthalate plasticizer. The unit was built at a cost of over 40 million zlotych ($11.1 million) and has a capacity of 50,000 m.t./year of...

Schulman to move EMEA services center to Poland
A. Schulman says it is moving its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) shared services center to Poznan, Poland from Londerzeel, Belgium. The shared services center handles back office functions for Schulman’s businesses in the region. The relocation...

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HUNGARY

TVK sales fall on lower prices, but profits leap
Olefins and derivatives producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says it achieved sales in first-quarter 2015 of 88.9 billion forint ($325.4 million), down 12% year-on-year on lower selling prices, but profit jumped nearly threefold. Ebitda in the...

Vencorex appoints Ravago as distributor in Central, Eastern Europe
Vencorex (Saint-Priest, France), a producer of aromatic and aliphatic isocyanates, said today that it had selected Ravago Chemicals as its new distributor of aliphatic isocyanates in Central and Eastern Europe except Poland. Ravago will distribute the...

FECC 2015: Scale as a success factor in chemical distribution
Companies operating in the chemical distribution industry range in size from multinationals that are publicly traded or private equity owned, to small and medium-size firms, many of which are family owned. The ideal scale for a distributor is open to debate...

Huntsman agrees to form textile chemicals, dyes JV in Turkey
Huntsman says that its textile effects division has agreed to form a textile chemicals and dyes joint venture with Pürsan Pigment (Istanbul). The agreement builds on a longstanding partnership between the two companies, Huntsman says. The jv is expected...

Huntsman expands capacity for specialty amines in Hungary, US
Huntsman says that its performance products division plans to expand capacity for specialty amines at its manufacturing facilities at Petfurdo, Hungary; and Conroe, TX. The new multipurpose unit at Petfurdo extends the company’s manufacturing portfolio...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

Vencorex appoints Ravago as distributor in Central, Eastern Europe
Vencorex (Saint-Priest, France), a producer of aromatic and aliphatic isocyanates, said today that it had selected Ravago Chemicals as its new distributor of aliphatic isocyanates in Central and Eastern Europe except Poland. Ravago will distribute the...

Unipetrol strengthens petchems business with refinery acquisition
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Plock, Poland), has obtained the final clearance from the Czech antitrust office for its previously announced acquisition of a 32.445% equity stake in Česká Rafinérská from ENI (Rome). The...

Haldor Topsoe confirms signing of contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Haldor Topsoe has confirmed that it has signed contracts with Technip and chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) for an ammonia plant that will be constructed adjacent to Duslo’s existing fertilizer complex at Sal’a, a town 65 kilometers...

Technip awarded contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Technip says chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) has awarded it a contract on lump-sum, turnkey basis to develop the engineering, procurement, and construction of a new ammonia production unit to be built in the company’s existing fertilizer...

Unipetrol's petrochemical earnings soar in fourth quarter
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Płock, Poland), recorded operational Ebitda on a last-in-first-out basis of 2.21 billion koruny ($91.4 million) for its downstream segment's petrochemical unit in the fourth quarter of 2014, up from...

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RUSSIA

Ukraine firm halts production at two more fertilizer plants, citing political pressure
Ostchem, a Group DF (Kyiv) subsidiary, has halted production at its nitrogen fertilizer plants Cherkasy Azot in Cherkaska Oblast, Ukraine; and Rivne Azot in Rivnenska Oblast, Ukraine, Group DF says. The Cherkasy plant has the capacity to produce 1.2...

Currency depreciation helps PhosAgro raise sales and earnings
Major fertilizer producer PhosAgro (Moscow) on Friday reported a 71% rise in first-quarter revenues to 50.2 billion Russian ruble ($808 million) on Ebitda 186% higher at RR24.6 billion. The Ebitda margin advanced from 29% in the first quarter of 2014 to...

Sibur produces new polyethylene grades
Sibur says its Tomsk, Russia, facility has produced six new film grades of low-density polyethylene (LDPE). The new grades have been tested by key consumers and added to the Sibur’s portfolio. They are designed for manufacture of a wide range of films...

KBR awarded contract to revamp seven ammonia plants in Russia
KBR said on Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract by Togliattiazot (ToAZ) to provide license, basic engineering design, front-end engineering, and design services to revamp ToAZ's seven existing ammonia plants at Togliatti, Samara, Russia. Under the...

Wacker opens silicones service laboratory in Moscow
Wacker on Thursday opened a new service laboratory in Moscow. The facility was opened by executive board member Auguste Willems and Christian Hartel, head of Wacker silicones in the presence of several customers. The facility will serve as a test lab for...

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