Pearl Group expands with launch of Pearl Deutschland

Germany – Pearl Group, an international leader in polyurethane (PU) insulation solutions and other PU-based applications, has launched Pearl Deutschland in Leverkusen, Germany. This strategic expansion is the latest development in Pearl’s ambitious PearlX2 strategy, which aims to double the organisation’s size by 2026.  Following the acquisition of Covestro’s majority stake in the joint venture […]

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Belgian chemical and pharmaceutical sector sees shrinking sales and exports in 2023

Belgium – The competitive position of the Belgian chemical and life science sector has weakened significantly over the past year. The sector is struggling with a historically low capacity utilization rate, a 14% decline in turnover and an 18% decline in exports according to the 2023 annual figures of the sector federation essenscia. The advocacy […]

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Bilfinger completes acquisition of Dutch and Belgian parts of Stork

Germany – Industrial services provider Bilfinger has completed the previously announced acquisition of parts of Stork in the Netherlands and Belgium from Fluor. European authorities have approved the transaction and social partners in the Netherlands have given a positive opinion on the transaction. Stork will be fully integrated into the Bilfinger Group within a year. […]

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