German workers split over relocation plans

Williams, Dede
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 59, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the split decision among German employees of engineering plastic producer Ticona over the company's relocation plans. The management has asked for longer working hours in exchange for relocating the Kelsterbach polyacetals plant to Hoechst. The Frankfurt airport authority is paying parent company Celanese to move the facility out of the path of a planned runway. Majority of the plant staff agreed to extend their weekly working time.


Related Articles

  • Ticona Opens First Topas COC Plant.  // Plastics Technology;Nov2000, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p69 

    Reports on German company Ticona's opening of its first commercial plant to produce Topas cyclo-olefin copolymer. Location of the plant in the city of Oberhausen; United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of the use of Topas in contact with all types of foods under all...

  • Ticona to build COC plant.  // Plastics Technology;Sep98, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p78 

    Reports the plans of Ticona to build cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) plant in Germany. Topas as product of COC plant; Usage and features of Topas; Introduction of rigid COC films by Kalle Pentaplast GmbH; Purpose of Ticona in building a COC plant.

  • Ticona boosting nylon 6/6 capacity.  // Plastics News;1/24/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 49, p3 

    Reports on Ticona GmbH's plan to add 25 million pounds of nylon 6/6 compounding capacity in its plant in Texas.

  • Ticona boosting LFRT capacity in Germany.  // Plastics News;10/2/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p3 

    Reports the plans of Ticona GmbH to expand the long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic compounding plant in Kelsterbach, Germany.

  • Ticona to add acetal capacity by 2002.  // Plastics News;11/6/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 36, p3 

    Discloses Ticona GmbH's plan to add capacity to make acetal resin at its plant in Kelsterbach, Germany by 2002.

  • Ticona moving site due to airport growth.  // Plastics News;12/18/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p14 

    The article reports that Ticona GmbH will relocate its manufacturing and offices in Kelsterbach, Germany to a new location. The company has signed a settlement agreement with Fraport AG which operates the Frankfurt Airport. The airport needs the Ticona property for an expansion. According to the...

  • Ticona Picks Höchst Park at Frankfurt to Relocate Unit.  // Chemical Week;8/1/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 26, p13 

    The article reports that Ticona has selected the Höchst Industrial Park at Höchst, Germany for the relocation of an engineering plastics manufacturing complex from Kelsterbach, Germany. Wiesbaden, Germany and Höchst were the final contenders to be selected for the relocation. Ticona...

  • Ticona Shortlists New Sites for Move from Kelsterbach. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;4/4/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p15 

    The article reports on the announcement of Ticona that it has short-listed two sites for a previously announced relocation of its manufacturing operations in Kelsterbach, Germany. The move follows an agreement in November 2006 with Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, to move Ticona's...

  • Ticona, DSM building European PBT plant.  // Plastics News;5/15/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p3 

    Announces engineering polymer companies Ticona and DSM's plans of building a world-scale plant in Europe to boost capacity of polybutylene terephthalate.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics