TITLE

Dow Chemical to Close Plants in Canada and Italy

AUTHOR(S)
Westervelt, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Chemical Week;9/6/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 30, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the plans of Dow Chemical to shut down its operations in Ontario, Alberta and Italy. The shutdowns will yield savings of $160 million per year but will impact 750 employees. The Sarnia site will be idled beginning with a low-density polyethylene plant. Dow will also shut chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride facilities at Fort Saskatchewan, and its toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant in Porto Marghera will not be restarted due to excess global capacity in the TDI market.
ACCESSION #
22452142

 

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