TITLE

900 more jobs cut at Rohm and Haas

AUTHOR(S)
Deffree, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Electronic News;1/26/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan made by the Rohm and Hass Co., the specialty materials maker, in cutting 900 more jobs as part of its cost cutting. It says that the company has announced the plan to look further to cut cost which would adjust production schedules in some manufacturing facilities. It further states that the move are expected to result about $900 million in pre-tax restructuring and asset impairment charges in the 4th quarter of 2008.
ACCESSION #
36360881

 

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