As 2008 drew to a close and people the world over welcomed the New Year, few would have noticed the passing of Europe’s paracetamol industry as Rhodia closed the doors of the region’s last manufacturing facility in Roussillon, southern France.
French chemicals company Rhodia has decided to shut down a local
production site for its Rhodia Organics business, citing
competitive pressures in the market for pharmaceutical and
Rhodia was present at this year's CPhI, alerting the industry to
its latest product updates, spawned out of the market demand to
provide products that allow its customers to better address process
and handling requirements.
French chemicals company Rhodia, already facing two separate
investigations for alleged accounting irregularities and insider
trading, has become embroiled in further legal fights just as it
starts to lift itself out of financial...
Rhodia is facing two separate investigations for alleged accounting
irregularities as well as insider trading, just as the financial
difficulties afflicting the French chemicals group have started to
France's Rhodia has joined its peers in the European chemicals
industry in reporting some signs of a recovery in its business in
the first quarter of 2004, although sales still fell 5.7 per cent
to €1.35 billion, which the company...
Rhodia Pharma Solutions has completed a new extension to its
production operation in Dudley, outside Newcastle, in the UK to
strengthen its ability to provide custom manufacturing services to
Chemicals company Rhodia has played down reports in the French
press that it is considering a sell-off of its activities in
silicon, food additives and phosphates as part of an asset
divestment programme aimed at improving its profitability.
After a difficult period which has seen the departure of its chief
executive and first-half loss of €150 million, Rhodia took the
opportunity presented by the CphI meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, to
reassert its commitment to the pharmaceutical...