BP to sell Saltend units

March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 58, p8
Trade Publication
This article reveals that BP will sell its ethyl acetate (ETAC) and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) manufacturing units at Saltend in East Riding of Yorkshire, England along with the associated commercial businesses. The decision follows a review that concluded that the Saltend site would focus on its existing acetic acid and acetic anhydride businesses, the company said. A sale would affect 40 out of 400 employees at the site, according to a company spokesman.


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