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Kurt Bock takes over as new supervisory board chairman
BASF: Where is the good ship Ludwigshafen headed?
New CEO Brudermüller presents his strategy / Organic growth / Leaner organisation / Chemical recycling project for plastics waste
Sales up, earnings down in Q3 / Higher selling prices and volumes meet higher costs / Weakness in isocyanates, automotive / Full-year outlook revised downward
Petrochemicals comeback stalls / US and Europe pull in different directions / Sanctions torpedo Western players' plans for re-engagement
Q1 results in line with forecast / “Good start” to 2018 / Outlook confirmed
Operating profit up by a third in 2017 / Upstream businesses drive revenues / Higher prices and margins / Ludwigshafen TDI plant back up by April?
Change in leadership at chemical company / Martin Brudermüller appointed CEO
New steam methane reformer for MDI production in China
Wide isocyanate margins boost earnings / Full-year outlook remains bullish
Full year outlook raised slightly after strong Q2 / Polymer feedstocks buoyant
TDI plant in test run after repairs / Reconstruction at North Harbour in progress
Sales and earnings grow strongly in Q1 / Positive forecast for 2017 unchanged
Sales and earnings "considerably higher" in 2016 / Europe seen as weakening in 2017
Number of casualties from Ludwigshafen explosion rises to four
Sales and earnings fall in Q2 2016 / Lower costs hit selling prices / Performance Materials business holds up well / New TDI plant start date unclear / CEO Bock upholds forecast
US methane-to-propylene plant on hold / Volatile pricing hits shale gas projects
Sales and earnings slide in 2016 first quarter / Many plastics businesses perform better / CEO urges passage of TTIP, opposes ‘Brexit' / US propylene-to-methanol plant on ice?
TDI production experiencing problems / Schwarzheide plant to continue operations longer than planned / Start-up procedures at new Ludwigshafen facility ongoing
Counter-offer for DuPont reportedly being considered / No comment from Ludwigshafen
Falling oil hits earnings in 2015 / Lower costs passed on / Plastics hold up well / Outlook for 2016 rather shaky / TDI plant at Schwarzheide to stay on stream a few more months
New TDI plant officially inaugurated at Ludwigshafen / German dignitaries praise chemicals and plastics group's technology, commitment to industry
CEO lowers sales and earnings forecast for 2015 after weaker than expected Q3 / Declining demand from China and lower oil prices pressure / Plastics businesses perform well
Growth lags expectations in H1 2015 but earnings stable / Petrochemicals and engineering plastics support performance / Meeting targets for H2 will be “challenging”
Supervisory board extends key management's term / Pigments activities to be bundled in one unit ahead of carve-out
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Date of print: 05/10/2022
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