Trade for Her: Empowering Women through International Trade

International trade contributes to 36 million jobs in the EU, but women occupy less than two fifths of those. Globally, women lead only 15 % of exporting firms. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will host the Trade for Her conference on September 30, 2019, to find out how to achieve greater involvement of women in … More Trade for Her: Empowering Women through International Trade

Technology experts from the chemical industry want to reduce CO2 emissions through collaboration

Representatives from 20 international chemical companies, including scientific experts and Chief Technology Officers, attended a collaborative innovation workshop on July 18, 2019 at BASF in Ludwigshafen at the joint invitation of BASF CEO Martin Brudermüller and the World Economic Forum. With the declared aim of accelerating progress on climate protection, the participants discussed innovative CO2-reduction … More Technology experts from the chemical industry want to reduce CO2 emissions through collaboration

BASF increases capacity for optical brightener Tinopal® CBS

BASF announces double-digit million euro investment in specialty chemicals business at Monthey, Switzerland site Significant capacity expansion until 2022 Expanding leadership in a growing market BASF is increasing production capacity for Tinopal® CBS optical brighteners at the company’s Monthey site. A double-digit million euro investment in existing plants will be used to increase capacity stepwise … More BASF increases capacity for optical brightener Tinopal® CBS

Syngenta’s half year report – Competitive performance despite challenging global conditions

Sales USD 6.8 billion (2018 $7.2 billion): 2 percent1 lower compared with H1 2018, 1 percent adjusted for divestments and lower royalty income under change of control clauses Crop Protection sales flat1,2 Seeds sales 3 % 1,2 lower     Innovation focused on helping growers deal with increasing challenges: two new product introductions in North America … More Syngenta’s half year report – Competitive performance despite challenging global conditions

Saurer embroidery machines and a customer were involved in mankind’s leap to the moon

Fifty years ago, people around the globe watched in awe as a human being stepped onto the moon’s surface for the first time. We have a little-known connection to this occasion, which marked the start of a new chapter in space exploration. On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot … More Saurer embroidery machines and a customer were involved in mankind’s leap to the moon