Dow closures bring Nova gains

Robinson, Simon
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the expectation of Nova Chemicals to gain customers and sales following Dow Chemicals' announcement of plant closures in Canada. According to Nova spokeswoman Stephanie Franken, the company is working on details of any impacts on Nova Chemicals, but overall it expects the impact to be positive in terms of customers and market share. Dow plans to terminate all production in Sarnia, Ontario, by the end of 2008. In addition to the Canadian closures, Dow will shut its toluene di-isocyanate unit in Porto Marghera, Italy.


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