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Johnson & Johnson to Close Scotland Plant

13.03.2017 - US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has announced plans to close its surgical suture manufacturing plant in Livingston, Scotland, with the potential loss of 400 jobs...

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Inovyn to Consolidate European Chloromethane Capacity

16.12.2015 - Inovyn, the 50:50 chlorvinyls joint venture of Ineos and Solvay, will shut its chloromethane plant in Runcorn, UK, from Mar. 1 2016 as it has decided to consolidate production at...

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Covestro to Close Tarragona MDI Plant

07.12.2015 - Just weeks after its spin-off from Bayer, German engineering plastics producer Covestro has announced its first streamlining measure, saying it plans to close its 170,000 t/y MDI...

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Cabot Closing Indonesia Carbon Black Plant

30.11.2015 - Leading US carbon black player Cabot is planning to close a smaller plant at Merak, Indonesia, at the end of January, cutting 50 local jobs. The shutdown is part of a global...

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Celanese to Close VAE Plant in US

04.11.2015 - Celanese will close its vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions plant in Meredosia, Illinois, USA, by Dec. 15. The company explained that it “favors integrated production sites that...

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Chemours to Close US TiO2 Plants as Part of Transformation Plan

21.08.2015 - Chemours, the former DuPont Performance Chemicals business, is to close its Edge Moor titanium dioxide (TiO2) plant located outside Wilmington, Delaware, USA, as well as a third...

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Fire Shuts 2 Units At Formosa Petrochemicals Taiwan Plant

13.05.2011 - A fire at Formosa Petrochemical Corp's Mailiao plant in central Taiwan has forced the shutdown of ethylene and aromatics facilities, the company said on Friday. A spokesman said...

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Taiwan County Orders Formosa Petchem Unit Closure

27.07.2010 - County officials in Taiwan ordered Formosa Petrochemicals to close a refinery unit on Monday after a fire on Sunday. Formosa Petrochemicals must pass air quality and other safety...