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Dupont Nutrition & Biosciences President Matthias Heinzel

Dow Dupont Specialty Products Division (Dupont) is further strengthening its efforts in the nutrition and biosciences field by combining the business divisions Nutrition & Health and Industrial Biosciences into a 6.2 billion Dollar business division called Nutrition & Biosciences. The new and sizable business...

A delegation of Clariant employees, accompanied by Board of Directors member

Clariant received a World Procurement Award 2019 in the category “Supplier Risk Management”. This marks the second recognition for Clariant’s procurement practices in 2019, as the company won an Ecovadis Sustainable Procurement Leadership award in March for having the “Best Internal Stakeholder Engagement” program. “In...

Prof. Dr. Hanns-Peter Knaebel, CEO of the Röchling Group

Röchling SE & Co. KG based in Mannheim increased its sales for the ninth year in succession in the 2018 financial year. Despite the gloomy world economy – particularly in the second half of the year – the plastics specialist posted 16.3 percent growth in sales to 2,140.5 million euro (previous year: 1,840.9 million...

DSM enters into FGF and DLP 3D printing technology with new partnerships

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living launched a new all-inclusive 3D printing solution for anyone looking to explore the potential of 3D printing. The program - the ‘Trimax Collective’ - is the first of its kind. At the Rapid +TCT 3D printing event in Detroit, DSM is...

Matthias Altendorf, CEO Endress+Hauser Group

Endress+Hauser experienced strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas in 2018. The ongoing digitalization of the industry and positive development on the international markets provided impetus. The Group increased sales and profits, invested heavily and created hundreds of jobs worldwide. “The bottom...

Creation of the leading independent oil and gas company in Europe

Following the approval of all relevant authorities, BASF and Letterone have successfully completed the merger of Wintershall and Dea. In September 2018, BASF and Letterone had signed a transaction agreement to merge their respective oil and gas businesses in a joint venture. “With Wintershall Dea we create the leading...

Tamuka mu Zimbabwe and Esperanza de Colombia will be available from May 2019 in 18 countries

Nespresso launched Reviving Origins, a new program to restore coffee farming in regions where it is under threat. Through its AAA Sustainable Quality Program, Nespresso is working with farmers in regions that have been blighted by conflicts, economic hardships or environmental disasters. Nespresso is investing CHF 10...

Signing ceremony at Shandong Yushiju Chemical’s formaldehyde production site

Clariant announced that it will be collaborating with its engineering partner, Wuxi Xiyuan, in two new projects to supply their joint formaldehyde production technology. The new contracts, awarded by Shandong Yushiju Chemical and Shandong Sunny Wealth New Materials, will grow the number of customers using the partners...

Nestlé verifies three-quarters of its supply chain as deforestation-free

Nestlé announced that 77% of its agricultural commodities are verified as deforestation-free. This is a key milestone in the company's efforts to achieve its zero-deforestation commitment. In 2010, Nestlé made a no deforestation commitment to ensure that none of its products globally would be associated with...

Tropical Fruit Congress 2018

The second edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, the international event covering topics involving exotic fruits, will be held at Macfrut from 8 to 10 May 2019 in Rimini (Italy). Over the course of three days, market, consumption and trade trends will be examined, as well as the scientific developments, technologies...