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Merck announced changes within the leadership team of its Performance Materials business sector. Effective January 1, 2019, Dorothea Wenzel will lead the Surface Solutions business unit within Performance Materials. Benjamin Hein will succeed her as Head of Strategy & Transformation within ...
Company signed agreement with Guangzhou Development District
Merck signed an agreement with the Guangzhou Development District on innovation development in Southern China. Pursuant to this agreement, Merck will establish an innovation hub in Guangzhou scheduled to open September 2019. “China is a major innovation hotspot and one of our most important ...
Researchers from Brown University and the Institute of Metals Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found a new way to use nanotwins -- tiny linear boundaries in a metal's atomic lattice that have identical crystalline structures on either side -- to make stronger metals. The ...
Performance Materials realigns R&D
Merck expects strong growth impetus starting next year, as the company reported to analysts and investors at its Capital Markets Day. “2018 has been a challenging year for Merck. We have made future-oriented decisions that will lead to profitable growth as of next year,” said Stefan Oschmann, ...
Porosity is the key to high-performance materials for energy storage systems, environmental technologies or catalysts: The more porous a solid state material is, the more liquids and gases it is able to store. However, a multitude of pores destabilizes the material. In search of the stability ...
Intended transaction to combine Clariant’s Additives and high value Masterbatches with parts of SABIC’s Specialties business to form the Business Area High Performance Materials
Clariant announced an updated strategy and financial outlook as well as the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with SABIC on a significant collaboration opportunity between the two companies in the area of high performance materials. The Group intends to expand more strongly by focusing on ...
Funding of up to € 350,000 per research grant or up to € 30,000 per research challenge
Merck announced several research grants and challenges during the company’s 350th anniversary year in addition to already existing initiatives. The new research grants and challenges are mainly directed to scientists working in institutes, universities or start-up companies around the world. “The ...
Merck held its 23rd Annual General Meeting. The company’s 350th anniversary was one of the overriding themes. Stefan Oschmann, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, reported to around 1,300 Merck shareholders on business developments and strategic moves in 2017 and presented an outlook for the ...
Merck announced changes in the leadership team of its Performance Materials business sector. Dorothea Wenzel will become the new Head of Controlling and Strategy. Hans-Joachim Neumann will take over the leadership of Integrated Supply Chain. In addition, the Group Function Environment, Health, ...
Organic sales growth in all regions
Merck met its targets for 2017 and achieved important strategic successes with the approvals of two new medicines. Sales increased over the previous year whereas EBITDA pre, which was adversely impacted by negative foreign exchange effects, declined slightly. “2017 was a good year for Merck. We ...