SABIC Will Close U.K. Polymer Plant | June 15, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 24 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 24 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 15, 2009

SABIC Will Close U.K. Polymer Plant

Department: Business
Keywords: SABIC, ABS

SABIC Innovative Plastics, the former GE Plastics, purchased by Saudi Basic Industries Corp. in 2007, is closing its acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene plant in Grangemouth, Scotland, at the end of July. The plant employs 95 workers, some of whom will stay on to maintain the site until SABIC finds an alternative use for it. According to market research firm SRI International, the plant has 70,000 metric tons of annual capacity.

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