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FECCIA response to the Commission’s proposal for a revision of the European Works Council Directive 2009/38/EC

Successful kick-off of the #ChemSkills blueprint!

Congratulations and a big thank you to Anni, Emma, Chiara and Eleonora for a successful kick-off of the #ChemSkills blueprint!

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Wacker Buys Manufacturing Assets and Know-how of Bio Med Sciences

In a move to expand its expertise and business in silicone-coated healthcare products, Germany’s Wacker Chemie has acquired the manufacturing assets and know-how of US-based Bio Med Sciences. As part of the acquisition, a majority of Bio Med Sciences’ workforce will also move to Wacker, the company said. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

LyondellBasell Completes Acquisition of 35% Stake in Natpet from Alujain

LyondellBasell (LYB) has completed the acquisition of a 35% interest in Saudi Arabia-based National Petrochemical Industrial Company (Natpet) from Alujain. The transaction was announced in January of this year.

De Dietrich Takes Over Heinkel Group

De Dietrich Process Systems strengthens its industrial base in Europe and expands its presence in international markets through the acquisition of the Heinkel Group.

Biesterfeld Acquires South African Composite Technology Provider Aerontec

In a move to continue its geographical expansion, Hamburg-based German distributor Biesterfeld has acquired Aerontec, a South African supplier and distributor of advanced composite materials and related technology.

Quantro and Boehringer Ingelheim Hit Milestone in Cancer Treatment Development

Quantro Therapeutics, which focuses on transcription factors targeting cancer treatments, announced that it has reached a key milestone in its joint R&D program with Boehringer Ingelheim.

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Wacker Expands Production Capacity for Biopharmaceuticals in San Diego

Contract manufacturing and development organization (CDMO) Wacker Biotech US, a subsidiary of Germany’ Wacker Chemie specializing in the fermentative production of plasmid DNA (pDNA), is expanding its mRNA and protein production in San Diego, USA.

Arkema Acquires Dow’s Packaging Adhesives Business

Arkema agreed to acquire Dow’s flexible packaging laminating adhesives business, a leading producer in this market with annual sales of approximately $250 million (€233 million). This acquisition will expand Arkema’s flexible packaging solutions portfolio, positioning the group as a key player in the industry.

Arkema Acquires Dow’s Packaging Adhesives Business

Arkema agreed to acquire Dow’s flexible packaging laminating adhesives business, a leading producer in this market with annual sales of approximately $250 million (€233 million). This acquisition will expand Arkema’s flexible packaging solutions portfolio, positioning the group as a key player in the industry.