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Porto Marghera cracker restart is feasible, would make ethylene market 'balanced to long'—market source
Restarting Versalis's (Milan) Porto Marghera, Italy naphtha cracker is feasible, given that the company has not laid off any of the plant's employees, under the terms of an agreement with trade unions, a market source tells CW. "Versalis has not yet laid...

Report: Versalis could restart Porto Marghera steam cracker
Versalis (Milan) could restart production at its 490,000-m.t./year naphtha-based steam cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, in February 2015 despite having announced in September that the plant had permanently closed, according to unconfirmed reports citing...

Lonza enters into collaboration agreements with two innovation clusters
Lonza says that it has recently entered into collaboration agreements with two prominent innovation clusters — Medicen Paris Region in France, and BioPmed Innovation Cluster in Italy — to help support small biotechnology companies that are...

Toray to acquire Europe-based carbon fiber prepreg business of Italian firm
Toray Industries says that it has reached a basic agreement with Saati (Appiano Gentile, Italy) to acquire its European carbon fiber fabric and prepreg business. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. Toray will take over the assets of...

Report: Europe must boost R&D investment to remain competitive
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies based in the European Union increased by 6.8% in 2012, but was only 2.6% in...

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