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News in 2011

Below is the full list of news items published in 2011 by Cefic. 

  1. Nanotechnologies can help build the future

    31 May 2011

    The chemicals industry has nanotechnologies at the ready to help meet current and future societal needs, including environmental challenges, according to a Cefic research and innovation expert.

  2. CARE+ helps company get a handle on energy use

    11 May 2011

    Polish consumer plastics company implements SME programme, reduces energy use while growing business.

  3. Upcoming cross-industry seminar on cogeneration

    21 March 2011

    Cogeneration will be the focus of a half-day seminar on April 14 to be held as an official event of 2011 EU Sustainable Energy Week.

  4. First-ever ABM Workshop helps SMEs navigate EU policy

    15 March 2011

    One-day event helps companies learn more about REACH, innovation, general regulatory and competitiveness issues.

  5. Twenty per cent EU greenhouse gas reduction policy best way forward

    10 March 2011

    EU policymakers should avoid putting through new unilateral greenhouse gas (GHG) targets designed to go beyond the originally stated 20 per cent reductions.

  6. EU production up 3.9 per cent in December 2010, full-year 2010 up 10 per cent

    02 March 2011

    The latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report details how EU chemicals production pushed further upwards in December, increasing 3.9 per cent compared with December 2009.

  7. Growing Pains: energy efficiency programme for SMEs ready to expand

    28 February 2011

    More than 50 experts in energy policy from Europe’s chemicals industry convened on 8 February in Brussels to discuss how the CARE+ energy efficiency programme for small- and medium-sized enterprises can expand.

  8. EU 2020 strategy, Innovation Union, present chemicals sector opportunities

    16 February 2011

    Cefic Director General Hubert Mandery discussed on February 15 with EU policymakers how the EU 2020 strategy and Innovation Union present opportunities for the chemicals sector.

  9. Sense of urgency needed to ensure European chemicals sector stays competitive

    10 February 2011

    Cefic President Giorgio Squinzi, President, urged industry and policy makers at High Level Group meeting to move forward with urgency on policies and actions to keep the EU chemicals industry competitive.  

  10. EU chemicals recovery forges ahead, production up 4.2 per cent in November

    09 February 2011

    EU chemicals production pushed further upwards in November, increasing 4.2 per cent compared with November 2009, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report.

James Pieper, Press Officer
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