Dow closes plants to cut back costs

September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Dow Chemical to close its chemical plants in Sarnia, Ontario, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta and Porto Marghera, Italy to reduce structural costs. The company is planning to reduce costs by around $160 million a year. In Sarnia, production will stop by the end of 2008. The company will close its chlor-alkali and direct chlorination ethylene dichloride plants in Fort Saskatchewan by the end of October 2006.


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