Rubatex closes site

Dawson, Brad
July 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;7/26/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that closed-cell rubber foam manufacturer Rubatex International LLC closed its operation in Bedford, Virginia, in June 2010. However, several other firms are interested in buying the plant and to continue production. Larry Brookshier, a former plant manager, says that workers were told about plant's closing on June 21. Rubatex was acquired by German businessman Dominik Menakker from Sedo Chemicals Neoprene GmbH in 2008.


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