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New Desiccant Products at Medica 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — This year, Baltimore Innovations will be unveiling a new range of Humidity Balancing desiccants at Medica 2021. These HUMI-BALANCE™ Sachets are ideal for applications where products need to be protected not only … Read the full press release

Baltimore Innovations at U-Tech 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Moisture-control experts Baltimore Innovations have just announced their participation at U-Tech 2021 – the leading exhibition for the global polyurethane industry. The show will run from 16th until 18th November 2021, at … Read the full press release

Young professionals can apply for the second round of Henkel’s digital talent program

18-month rotational program at Henkel (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it is once again inviting young professionals to apply for its “Digital Talent Program”. As part … Read the full press release

Minimalism and clean beauty by BASF’s Care Creations® at Cosmetorium 2021

Minimalist10 concept answers the consumer demand for clean and simple cosmetic products New ingredients: COSMOS-approved, natural texturizing polymer Hydagen® Clean and fucoidan-rich algae extract Seanactiv™ TechFocus Program: presentation of new active ingredients for hair and scalp (PRESS RELEASE) BARCELONA, 20-Oct-2021 — … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland enters strategic partnership with Technip Energies

This alliance will enable both parties to expand their Project Management Consultancy as well as project controls and supervision capabilities into new market opportunities to create high-value services for clients. (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, one … Read the full press release

INEOS to build industrial scale electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at its Koln site in Germany

The project forms part of more than €2bn investment in Green Hydrogen announced by INEOS earlier this week. Hydrogen from the new unit would be used in the production of green ammonia. The complete project will result in a reduction … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp to test the industrial production, use and system integration of green hydrogen as part of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s hydrogen lead projects

H2Giga: thyssenkrupp is driving forward the industrialization of alkaline water electrolysis through automated series production H2Mare: thyssenkrupp tests the offshore production of green methanol and ammonia TransHyDE: thyssenkrupp tests ammonia cracking (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: … Read the full press release

Covestro and ALBA Group’s Interseroh partner over innovative recycling of plastic waste

The goal is a resource-efficient circular economy (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro (ETR: 1COV), a German company leader in polymer materials, has announced it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Interseroh, an environmental service provider and … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel repurchased 274,000 of its own common shares for EUR 27.64 million

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY), pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, has announced an update on its share buyback program for the period between September 13, … Read the full press release

Yara to reduce ammonia production due to record high natural gas prices across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced it will reduce production of ammonia at a number of its plants due to record high natural gas prices in Europe, which are impacting … Read the full press release

Yara ranked third among 100 largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange in ESG reporting

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International, Norwegian chemical company, announces that it has been ranked among the top performers in a new report from The Governance Group evaluates and ranks the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting … Read the full press release

Covestro / Hesse study: Waterborne 2K PU systems based on Bayhydur® quix 306-70 emit up to 25 percent less CO₂ emissions

Bayhydur® quix makes particularly sustainable water-based PU wood coatings possible (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 27-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro (ETR: 1COV), a German company leader in polymer materials, and Hesse, a coatings manufacturer, have announced a life cycle assessment study focused on … Read the full press release

SGS in the Netherlands expands capabilities to include trace gas analyses

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces that its laboratory in Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands has expanded its capabilities and is now capable of conducting trace gas analyses to support … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Creations® unveils new ingredient based on the organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus that improves eye contour appearance

Seanactiv™ harnesses the power of fucus vesiculosus fucoidan to limit visible signs of aging and fatigue around the eyes New ingredient helps reduce the appearance of dark circles, crow’s feet wrinkles and under-eye dullness within just one week of application Three-step action … Read the full press release

BASF to build a new pilot Catalyst Development and Solids Processing Center at its Ludwigshafen site

New center strengthens innovation leadership of chemical catalysts portfolio Sustainable setup with all necessary solids processing capabilities in one place Customers benefit from joint development and faster access to new catalyst technologies (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF … Read the full press release

Henkel in 1H 2021: Group sales up by 11.3% exceeding pre-crisis level; Operating profit up by 20.1%

Group sales show organic growth of +11.3 percent to around 10 billion euros (nominal +4.7 percent), driven by all business units and regions Operating profit* rises to 1,430 million euros, +20.1% EBIT margin* increased to 14.4%, +1.9 percentage points Earnings per … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies becomes limited partner in Richland Capital Fund III in China with focus on advanced materials and high-end manufacturing equipment

(PRESS RELEASE) DUSSELDORF, 11-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it will become a limited partner in Richland Capital Fund III in China through Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ venture capital arm Henkel … Read the full press release

Thomas Reutter joins Borealis Polyolefin Business as VP Product Asset Management and Supply Chain

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 5-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and Europe’s market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics, has announced the appointment of Thomas … Read the full press release

Henkel’s next generation metal pretreatment takes the second-place award in the sustainability category of the 2021 Altair Enlighten Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) MADISON HEAIGHTS, MI, Unites States, 4-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced its next generation metal pretreatment process for automotive production has been recognized for sustainability contributions winning the … Read the full press release

Spain’s largest dedicated manufacturer of sulphuric acid and oleum now part of WeylChem Group of Companies

The business will become part of the WeylChem Group of Companies, the fine chemicals platform owned by the International Chemical Investors Group. The combined business, which includes an existing sulphuric acid and oleum plant in Lamotte, Northern France, will become … Read the full press release

Evonik to acquire company for innovative biomaterials for medical device technologies

Nanostructured biomaterial for wound dressings and dermatology to be integrated into Health Care business Evonik Venture Capital’s early investment in 2015 pays off Evonik aims to more than double the share of system solutions in Nutrition & Care by 2030 … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Additive Manufacturing pioneer ioTech

Adhesive Technologies to expand expertise for innovative electronics solutions (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel Adhesive Technologies, through its corporate venture capital arm Henkel Tech Ventures, has invested in ioTech, a UK-based start-up with an R&D footprint in … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

BASF obtains crucial standards for food and feed industry for its crude glycerin production at the Dusseldorf-Holthausen site

Important standards for the food and feed industry Quality, traceability and safety along the complete production chain (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational chemical company BASF announces that it has obtained GMP+ and ISO 22000 certifications for … Read the full press release

Henkel brands Right Guard and Dry Idea sold to Thriving Brands LLC

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), global Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies leader, has announced the closing of the sale of Right Guard and Dry Idea brands to Thriving Brands LLC, effective … Read the full press release

“Responsible Lithium Partnership” established to improve natural resource management in Chile

Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG, and Fairphone fund the initiative at its inception GIZ to initiate a participatory process, inviting all relevant actors in the Salar de Atacama to work on a joint action plan Focus on protection of the … Read the full press release

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release