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Syngenta Acquisition Almost Completed

Switzerland/China: Agribusiness

Syngenta Acquisition Almost Completed

07/14/2017 - Syngenta announced that with the purchase of additional shares by Chemchina, the Chinese company's share capital has exceeded 98 %. read...

Fresenius Kabi Starts Operation of New Production Line in Portugal

Portugal: Pharmaceuticals

Fresenius Kabi Starts Operation of New Production Line in Portugal

07/12/2017 - Fresenius Kabi has put two new production lines for antibiotics into operation at its plant in Santiago de Besteiros, Portugal. read...

Syngenta Announces Changes in Executive Committee

Switzerland: Crop Protection

Syngenta Announces Changes in Executive Committee

07/10/2017 - Syngenta announced that two members of the company's Executive Committee — Trish Malarkey, Head of R&D and Mark Peacock, Head of Global Operations — will leave Syngenta at the end of September 2017. read...

Syngenta and Chemchina Announce Growth Strategy

China/Switzerland: Crop Protection

Syngenta and Chemchina Announce Growth Strategy

06/28/2017 - Syngenta announced its new ambition and priorities following the completion of the transaction with Chemchina. read...

Pfizer Expands Global R&D Network

USA: Biopharmaceuticals

Pfizer Expands Global R&D Network

06/28/2017 - Pfizer broke ground on a state-of-the art Research and Development (R&D) and process development facility in Chesterfield, MO. The new campus will be owned by the biopharmaceutical company and will bring together more than 450 employees who currently work at multiple locations which the company leases in the St. Louis area. read...

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Fully Integrated Thermoforming Packaging Solution

Packaging

Fully Integrated Thermoforming Packaging Solution

06/22/2017 - Seamless digitalisation, a comprehensive sensor system and networking within a cloud computing environment shall help the new X-line thermoforming packaging units of ;Mutivac to achieve unparalled reliability, quality, performance and future-proofness, the manufacturer states. read...

NEWS

DSM and Evonik Select Nebraska for Omega-3 Production

USA: Animal Nutrition

DSM and Evonik Select Nebraska for Omega-3 Production

Evonik and Royal DSM will locate the commercial-scale production facility for their omega-3 fatty acids from natural marine algae for animal nutrition in Blair, Nebraska. read...

Chemical Hazard Assessments of Preservatives in Personal Care Products

USA: Personal Care Products

Chemical Hazard Assessments of Preservatives in Personal Care Products

A new report from Environmental Defense Fund reveals key barriers to innovation in preservatives. Data gaps were identified among all 16 preservatives evaluated — including around endocrine activity and neurotoxicity. read...

Akzo Nobel Invests in Micronutrients for Plants

Sweden: Agricultural Productivity

Akzo Nobel Invests in Micronutrients for Plants

Akzo Nobel announced that it plans to invest more than € 10 million in Sweden to expand the capacity for its chelated micronutrients, which are used as essential ingredients in agriculture. read...