Qiagen announced strong Q4 results and good overall growth for
2007, despite going through significant integration and acquisition
efforts. The firm also gave guidance for a 40 per cent growth
rate in 2008.
Dutch chemicals and drugs group Akzo Nobel saw its net income
accelerate in the third quarter of this year, to the surprise of
analysts and investors, and helped by cost reductions and a big
gain from the divestment of its coatings...
Pharmaceutical, chemical and coatings company Akzo Nobel reported a
9 per cent slide in net income in 2003 but said the result was
better than expected given the difficult operating environment last