Europe Watch

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on the European chemical industry. Symrise plans to acquire two to four medium-sized technology companies in 2006. The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Degussa's construction chemicals business by BASF.


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