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August 25, 2011
Momentive Performance Materials says it is expanding silanes production capacity at Sistersville, WV and Termoli, Italy to meet growing demand, particularly in China. Capacity and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Momentive-Announces-Silanes-Expansions_37100.html
August 18, 2011
Genomatica (San Diego), a developer of bio-based chemicals, says it has signed a letter of intent with Novamont (Novara, Italy) to form a European butanediol (BDO) joint venture. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Genomatica-and-Novamont-Sign-Deal-for-European-Bio-Based-BDO-JV_36962.html
July 29, 2011
ENI (Rome) says operating losses at the company's Polimeri Europa chemicals subsidiary widened to €30 million in the second quarter of 2011 from €11 million in the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Polimeri-Europas-Losses-Widen-on-High-Feedstock-Costs-Weak-Demand_36530.html
June 22, 2011
ENI (Rome) will cease permanently the production of almost all petrochemicals at the company's Porto Torres, Italy complex under a plan to convert the site into a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/ENI-to-Close-Ethylene-Complex-in-Sardinia_35666.html
June 9, 2011
Solvay says it will spend €15 million ($21.9 million) to increase capacity for its perfluoropolyether specialty polymers, marketed under the Fomblin-Y and Galden brand names. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Solvay-Hikes-Capacity-for-Perfluoropolyethers-in-Italy_35381.html
June 1, 2011
A previously reported €500-million project to build a biorefinery at Porto Torres, Italy is moving ahead. The facility will be capable of producing plastics as well as monomers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/ENI-and-Novamont-Sign-Biopolymer-JV-Agreement_35221.html
June 1, 2011
Momentive Specialty Chemicals the previously announced sale of its U.S. composites and coatings business to PCCR USA, a subsidiary of Investindustrial (Milan), a private equity firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Momentive-Completes-U-S-Composites-and-Coatings-Sale_35218.html
June 1, 2011
The Ministry of Economic Development (Rome) was the venue last Friday of the latest meeting to discuss the increasingly bleak outlook for Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), a manufacturer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Vinyls-Italia-Is-Likely-to-Be-Carved-up_35211.html
May 31, 2011
HallStar (Chicago) says it has acquired B&T (Arcore), an Italian producer of personal care ingredients derived from olives. Financial terms were not disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/HallStar-Acquires-Olive-Based-Personal-Care-Ingredients-Maker_35183.html
May 24, 2011
The European chemical industry’s Care+ program, which enables small and medium size chemical companies to reduce their energy costs, is notching up a series of successes across...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/EUs-Care+-Energy-Program-Notches-up-Early-Successes-update_34868.html
May 11, 2011
DSM and the starch and starch derivatives company Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France) have announced plans to build a commercial scale plant to produce bio-based succinic acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/DSM-and-Roquette-Build-Commercial-Scale-Bio-Based-Succinic-Acid-Plant_34685.html
May 5, 2011
 Agrium says it has acquired fertilizer distribution company CerealToscana (Livorno, Italy) for $27 million, plus working capital. The deal includes Agroport, CerealToscana's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Agrium-Buys-Italian-Fertilizer-Distributor_34525.html
May 2, 2011
Cereplast (El Segundo, CA), a producer of biobased plastics, has annouced plans to build a bioplastics manufactuting plant at Assisi, Italy. The plant will be designed to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Cereplast-to-Build-a-Bioplastics-Plant-in-Italy_34496.html
April 18, 2011
Doubts over the future of Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), the stricken manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), grew last weekend with an announcement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Gita-Fails-to-Secure-Funding-for-Vinyls-Italia-Acquisition_34216.html
April 12, 2011
Mossi & Ghisolfi Group (M&G; Tortona, Italy), the world’s largest producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging applications, says today it is conducting a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Italian-Firm-Starts-Building-Commercial-scale-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Plant-update_34061.html
March 10, 2011
Bertolini Group (Bologna, Italy) has acquired production facilities at Torviscosa, Italy from Caffaro Chimica. Caffaro was previously a member of the Snia group, all parts of which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Bertolini-Buys-Some-Ex-Snia-Operations-in-Italy_33361.html
March 9, 2011
The sale of Vinyls Italia, the troubled manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), has still to be concluded, despite hopes expressed late last year by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/ENI-Signs-Preliminary-Agreement-with-Gita-for-Syndial-Assets_33307.html
March 9, 2011
Camlin Fine Chemicals (Mumbai) informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that it has completed the acquisition of Borregaard Italy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Camlin had...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Camlin-Fine-Chemicals-Acquires-Borregaard-Italy_33298.html
February 8, 2011
A. Schulman will close a plant in Italy, and consolidate operations in Australia in a move aimed at reducing costs. Schulman says it will transfer specialty powders production from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/A-Schulman-Closes-Plants-in-Italy-and-Australia_32682.html
February 1, 2011
Solutia has sold its dithiocarbamates (DTCs) and tetrabenzylthiuram disulfide (TBzTD) rubber businesses to Performance Additives Europe for $26 million. The divested businesses had...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Solutia-Divests-Two-Rubber-Chemical-Units_32571.html
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