Europe Watch

April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p10
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the European chemical industry. Finnish chemical company Kemira Water has agreed to purchase Arkema's coagulants business for water treatment for an undisclosed sum. Swiss agrochemicals firm Syngenta is to acquire Germany's Fischer group for $67 million (€50 million) on a cash and debt-free basis. Under a wage deal, 30,000 chemical workers in Eastern Germany will receive a 3.6% wage increase from April 1, 2007 with a one-off payment of 0.7% for 13 months.


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