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News from 2016

Below is a list of the latest news published in 2016. The latest three stories appear in the Cefic newsroom page.

  1. Cefic boosts communications with appointment of industry native

    24 August 2016

    Brussels, 24 August 2016 - To reinforce its public affairs team, Cefic, the EU chemical industry council, has welcomed on board Irene van Luijken as its new Communications Director.

  2. Cefic contributes to Commission proposals on endocrine disruptors

    03 August 2016

    Brussels, 3 August 2016 - The EU chemical industry has published its views on the EU Commission’s proposed draft legal acts defining criteria for the identification of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as applied to biocidal and plant protection products.

  3. New campaign showcases how TiO2 brightens your every day

    02 August 2016

    Brussels, 2 August 2016 - To highlight the benefits of titanium dioxide, the Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA), a sector group of Cefic, has launched a new public awareness campaign with the release of a dedicated website on the benefits of TiO2.

  4. Cefic teams up for energy efficiency: SPICE3 project gets new partner

    01 August 2016

    Brussels, 1 August 2016 - Cefic’s ground-breaking SPiCE3 project – designed to support thousands of EU chemical companies to boost their energy efficiency – has announced a new partnership led by Eurochambres and co-funded by the EU Intelligent Energy programme.

  5. The sky is not the limit: Solar Impulse 2 completes historic journey fuelled by chemistry solutions

    26 July 2016

    Brussels, 26 July 2016 - Cefic proudly marks the completion this morning of the historic round-the-world flight of Solar Impulse 2. Its success represents a historic moment not just for aviation but also in the clean energy history books as the world looks for novel technologies to transition towards a low-carbon economy.

  6. Chemical industry key enabler for future EU transport sector

    20 July 2016

    Brussels, 20 July 2016 - The European Commission today published its strategy to decarbonise the EU transport sector. Cefic has welcomed it as offering important potential for new innovation and markets for the EU chemical industry as we develop low carbon technology solutions.

  7. New Commission study shows high regulatory costs for EU chemical industry

    14 July 2016

    Brussels, 14 July 2016 - A new Commission study on the total cost of EU legislation for Europe's chemical companies shows a doubling of costs between 2004 and 2014, amounting to about 10 billion euro per year.

  8. Cefic names Aaron McLoughlin as new Public Affairs Executive Director

    04 July 2016

    Brussels, 1 July 2016 - Aaron McLoughlin has just been announced as the new Executive Director of Public Affairs for Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council. As of 1 August, he joins Cefic on secondment from FleishmanHillard, where he is Senior Vice President and Senior Adviser in its environment and chemicals practice, advising top EU firms and NGOs on their work with the EU institutions. 

  9. Register Now: Cefic REACH networking event supports best practice in chemical safety

    27 June 2016

    Brussels, 27 June 2016 - On Friday 1 July 2016, Cefic welcomes a core group of stakeholders for a REACH event. Taking place at Le Plaza, Brussels, the event will share the latest information on REACH and unite delegates from companies, associations, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA), the European Commission, and competent authorities to exchange views and experiences .

  10. Energy efficiency debate underlines new market opportunities for EU chemical industry

    23 June 2016

    Brussels, 23 June 2016 - In advance of a European Parliament vote today on EU Energy Efficiency Directive targets, representatives from the Parliament, Commission and incoming Slovak presidency joined the EU chemical industry at a Cefic workshop to share perspectives on challenges and opportunities for an energy efficient Europe.

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