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- Molded Fiber shuttering 2 facilities. Pryweller, Joseph // Plastics News;10/15/2001, Vol. 13 Issue 33, p1
Reports on the closure of the two plants of Molded Fiber Glass Cos., a supplier of heavy-truck parts in Pennsylvania and Mexico. Dismissal of a number of employees; Impact of the economic decline on the company; Products manufactured by the two facilities.
- Solutia to Exit Acrylic Fiber Business. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;2/2/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p11
Reports on the plan of Solutia to close its acrylic fiber operation in Decatur, Alabama and exit the business by April 2005. Reason behind the company's decision according to president and CEO Jeffry N. Quinn; Production capacity of the chemical plant; Market condition of the acrylic fiber...
- ConocoPhillips Pulls the Plug on Cevolution. // Chemical Market Reporter;2/17/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 7, p2
Reports on the plans of ConocoPhillips Inc. to shut down the operation of its carbon fiber unit, Cevolution in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
- Closure of Swiss facility. // Chemical Fibers International;Mar2012, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on the shutdown of the facility of polyethylene fiber manufacturer DSM Dyneema BV in Flaach, Switzerland in 2012.
- CHANGING THE GAME. SOUTHERLAND, RANDY // Georgia Trend;Apr2012, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p109
The article provides an overview on the economic condition of the Rabun County in Georgia. It talks about the perspective of Rabun County Chamber of Commerce President Tony Allred on the impact of the Fruit of the Loom plant closure on the county's employment. It tackles the county's high-speed...
- Solutia stops acrylic production. // Chemical Fibers International;Apr2005, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p87
Reports that Saint Louis, Missouri-based chemical company Solutia Inc. has closed its acrylic fiber plant with the loss of a large number of direct and indirect jobs.
- International News: USA. // Chemical Fibers International;Mar2009, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p15
This section offers news briefs on the chemical fiber industry in the U.S. as of March 2009. Shipments of synthetic fibers declined by 14.9% to 2.97 million tons in 2008. Imports of chemical fibers fell just 1% to 828,000 tons during January to November 2008. The Kennesaw, Georgia-based fiber...
- Asahi Kasei to Quit Polyester, Monofilament Production. Ramesh, Deepti // Chemical Week;3/30/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p16
The article announces that in-house production of polyester fiber and monofilament yarn would be halted by Asahi Kasei Fibers (AKF), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary. The decision was attributed to poor profitability in the business. Manufacturing plants for the products in Nobeoka, Japan, would be...
- AF&Y Shuts Down Operations. // Textile World;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p14
The article elaborates on the liquidity and plant shutdown of American Fibers & Yarns Co. (AF&Y) in the U.S. The company will close down its production plants in Bainbridge, Georgia and Afton, Virgina and liquidate its assets under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, attributed to various...