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Kuraray Quits Linalool Business

9:23 AM MST | January 28, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Kuraray (Tokyo) says it will cease production of linalool and derivatives, closing facilities at Niigata, Japan at the end of March. “These products have become unprofitable due to remarkable rises of raw material prices and tough international competition,” Kuraray says. No job losses will result from the restructuring, the company...

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