entered negotiations to establish a business alliance covering the development, production and marketing of high quality, industrial scale Ruthenium-based dyes, as well as other potentially relevant metal- based chemicals, for the global dye solar cell (DSC) market. This is the next step in Dyesol’s strategy to partner with global corporations for commercialisati- on of DSC technology. This is also complementary to Umicore´s focus on providing metal based materials and solutions for production of green energy.
Umicore, with sales of EUR1.7 billion in 2009, is a global materials technology group and a world leader in precious metals chemistry. Dyesol is the global leader in DSC technology. http://www.dyesol.com
he Evonik Group‘s sales climbed 24% to EUR11,887 million (9M 2009: EUR9,590 milli-
on). EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depre- ciation and amortization) surged 55% to EUR2,276 million in the first nine months of 2010 (9M 2009:
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