TITLE

Cabot shuts Waverley plant

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/18/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 71, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the plan of Cabot to close its U.S. carbon black plant in Waverley, West Virginia because of changes in the global tire manufacturing industry. The U.S.-based specialty chemicals and materials firm said that it would close the plant, which has 48 employees, in March 2008, with customer shipments continuing until mid-2008. The U.S. tire industry has seen dramatic output reductions in the past 18 months, along with expansions in Asia and South America.
ACCESSION #
25890864

 

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