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Tessenderlo swings to profit during first half
Tessenderlo Group reports a net profit of €27.7 million ($36.5 million) for the first half of the year compared with a €35.1-million net loss in the first half of 2013, according to the latest company results, released today. Tessenderlo says it...

Solvay's Clamadieu to be next president of Cefic
CW has learned that Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay, will be elected as the next president of Cefic on 17 October at the Cefic General Assembly at Paris. Clamadieu will succeed Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, for a two-year term.   Clamadieu already...

Borealis to buy DuPont out of Speciality Polymers Antwerp
Borealis has signed an agreement with DuPont Holding Netherlands to purchase the company's 67% shareholding in Speciality Polymers Antwerp (Zwijndrecht, Belgium), the company announced today. Borealis Polymers NV and Borealis Kaloo NV together own the...

Platform Specialty acquires European crop protection chemicals maker Agriphar for $400 million
Platform Specialty Products (Miami), formed by the acquisition of specialty chemical maker MacDermid, has agreed to acquire crop protection chemicals maker Agriphar (Ougree, Belgium) for €300 million ($400 million). This deal, when combined with...

Solvay reports 2% rise in sales, adjusted Ebit jumps 56%, confirms full-year outlook
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 million, up 56% YOY. Adjusted net income was (€331 million), compared with...

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