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Borealis and SYSTEMIQ welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP, a new initiative to stop plastic waste leaking into the environment

VIENNA, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and SYSTEMIQ, together with their partners from the Government of Norway, NOVA Chemicals, Borouge and Veolia, are pleased to welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP (Stop Ocean Plastics), a frontline initiative to prevent ocean … Read the full press release

Kampanię medialną Gazety Codziennej Fakt mającą na celu zdyskredytowanie prezesa Grupy Azoty S.A.

Tarnów, Polska, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Od kilku tygodni obserwujemy zaplanowaną i skoordynowaną kampanię medialną Gazety Codziennej Fakt, mającą na celu zdyskredytowanie prezesa Grupy Azoty S.A. pana dr. Wojciecha Wardackiego oraz dyrektor Departamentu Korporacyjnego Grupy Azoty S.A. pani Agnieszki Sorbickiej-Krasinkiewicz. Działania … Read the full press release

Sika installs new production lines for mortars and acrylic liquid applied membranes in Palin, Guatemala

BAAR, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has opened a new production plant in Central America, located in Palin in the metropolitan area of Guatemala City. This move further expands the company’s market position in the emerging countries of the region. The … Read the full press release

The best chemical start-up of 2018 Sponsh develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air

EINDHOVEN, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sponsh, an Eindhoven University of Technology spin-off that develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air, has been voted the best chemical start-up of 2018. It is the third consecutive year that a TU/e … Read the full press release

Borealis corporate bond successfully subscribed by institutional investors

Bond has been successfully subscribed by institutional investors Retail sale to start on 4 December 2018 VIENNA, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, is for the first … Read the full press release

Evonik workshop in Krakow on how its additives make plant protection product formulations more effective

ESSEN, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In early November, Interface & Performance held a BREAK-THRU® workshop in Krakow (Poland) where the business line informed local pesticide manufacturers how Evonik additives make plant protection product formulations more effective. Ten Polish plant protection product manufacturers … Read the full press release

World’s first synthetic sports flooring produced with carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide for the production of sports floorings Premiere for new product at hockey field in Germany / Innovative process from Covestro preserves resources / Next step in the use of CO2 for plastics LEVERKUSEN, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fit with … Read the full press release

BASF developed an online solution-finder for construction projects in the food-and-beverage, chemical, and wastewater-engineering industries

Find the right solution – anytime, anywhere and across all end devices View and understand details through clear explanations Request advice and a consultation easily Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With Solunaut, Master Builders Solutions® by BASF has developed an … Read the full press release

BASF unveils new non-flammable mineral-based insulation material suitable for the energy renovation of buildings constructed from double-wall masonry

Non-flammable mineral-based insulation material Quick and simple processing No separation step in case of renovation or demolition Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cavipor® FTX 1 combines the advantages of a mineral-based insulation material with the simple, safe and clean … Read the full press release

Yara welcomes Lars Røsæg as EVP and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

OSLO, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Røsæg will take up the position of EVP and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Petter Østbø has stepped down as CFO and will leave the company.“I am pleased to welcome Lars Røsæg into Yara … Read the full press release

Bayer awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer has been awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards ceremony, held in London, United Kingdom on November 12. Bayer was selected as the … Read the full press release

STUDY: Bayer’s Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans technology helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact in South America

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany/ ST. LOUIS, MO, USA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions … Read the full press release

Neste and Clariant partner in developing and making new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions, and Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, have signed an agreement for a new partnership to join … Read the full press release

Borealis issued a BBB+ rating with stable outlook by S&P Global Ratings

Borealis obtains strong investment grade rating from S&P Global Ratings VIENNA, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it was issued a BBB+ rating with stable … Read the full press release

EBRD lends €15 million to Turkish chemicals maker to increase production of a key component in energy-efficient tyres

EBRD €15 million loan will fund building of new production facility New plant will increase capacity by 40,000 tonnes by 2020 Expansion supports fast-growing demand for silica used in energy-efficient tyres LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In support of greener business … Read the full press release

Sika announces the acquisition of Concrete Fibers business from Propex Holding, LLC based in Tennessee, USA

Baar, Switzerland, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired the global Concrete Fibers business from Propex Holding, LLC, which includes a US plant manufacturing synthetic fibers for use in concrete reinforcement, sales operations in Sika’s three geographical regions, and a strong … Read the full press release

Hempel becomes the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Hempel, the world-leading supplier of trusted coating solutions, is to become the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing. Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel was … Read the full press release

BayWa AG and Al Dahra Holding celebrate official grand opening of two climate-controlled greenhouses in Al Ain, UAE

MUNICH, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The official grand opening of a project involving BayWa AG and Al Dahra Holding LLC, Abu Dhabi, was held this past weekend. The project consists of two climate-controlled greenhouses in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates … Read the full press release

Covestro to invest EUR 300 million in a new aniline production at its Antwerp site

Antwerp site part of Covestro’s MDI investment program Investment of around EUR 300 million / Superior infrastructure and logistics make Antwerp ideal location LEVERKUSEN, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its global MDI investment program, Covestro plans to invest around … Read the full press release

ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Blarney, Ireland for Added Capabilities, Capacity and Jobs

Expansion positions ILC as leading single use powder handling solutions provider to the global pharma & biopharma market FREDERICA, DE, USA, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry … Read the full press release

Arkema expands engineering adhesives with the acquisition of Afinitica

Colombes, France, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema is expanding in engineering adhesives with the announcement of the acquisition of Afinitica, a Spanish company specializing in instant adhesives, also known as cyanoacrylates. This small targeted acquisition will enable Bostik to develop … Read the full press release

BASF and SINOPEC sign MoU to further strengthen partnership in upstream and downstream chemical production in China

New 1,000,000 metric tons steam cracker in Nanjing will support further downstream portfolio development BASF-YPC joint venture will expand capacity Partners intend to explore new business opportunities in battery materials LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and NANJING, China, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and … Read the full press release

Henkel Beauty Care introduces Choicify, the 10-sec. mobile hair color finder

Launch Henkel Beauty Care Near Field Communication Colorationsberatung Düsseldorf, Germany, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finding the right hair color with your smartphone in stores is easy now! Henkel Beauty Care celebrates the next big step into the digital future and … Read the full press release

Henkel to present broad range of semiconductor packaging solutions at Semicon Europa

New solutions for advanced semiconductor packaging, automotive and industrial electronics applications Düsseldorf, Germany, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As an event designed to attract visitors from across the European microelectronics landscape, Semicon Europa’s technical focus is uniquely aligned with Henkel’s broad range … Read the full press release

Jotun at Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Middle East conference

Sandefjord, Norway, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun, leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has provided its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings by 2020. Jotun, who will be exhibiting at Council on Tall Buildings … Read the full press release

European chemical industry calls on the European Commission to strengthen the current system of protection of workers’ reproductive health

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The chemical industry and trade unions today agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace. In a joint declaration signed today, … Read the full press release

Cefic, CHEM Trust, EEB, UK CIA: We urge UK to remain within REACH and participate in the ECHA post-Brexit

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the Brexit summit on 17 October, Cefic, CHEM Trust, the European Environment Bureau (EEB) and the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have today published an Open Letter to all EU Heads of State in the Financial … Read the full press release

Evonik presented the outlook for C4 chemistry at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA)

At the 52nd annual meeting of the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA), representatives of Evonik presented and discussed digitization Projects Previous positive records: e.g. in areas such as automation and process optimization Now consistent expansion toward customers, presentation of C4Connect online … Read the full press release

Evonik: EMCO-INORTECH ULC appointed national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Corporation has recently appointed Canadian chemical distributor of specialty raw materials, EMCO-INORTECH ULC, to act as its national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada. As … Read the full press release

Evonik Animal Nutrition will promote its newest concept PROXYMet™ at EuroTier 2018

ESSEN, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At EuroTier 2018, November 13-16 (Hall 22, Booth C23) Evonik Animal Nutrition will promote its newest concept, PROXYMet™ designed to confirm the superior nutritional value of MetAMINO® versus methionine hydroxy analog. PROXYMetTM allows customers, for the … Read the full press release