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Georgia Gulf Idles PVC Resin Plant in Ontario

12:09 PM MST | December 5, 2007 | CW Editorial Staff

Georgia Gulf says it will temporarily idle its 450 million lbs/year Sarnia, Ontario PVC resin manufacturing facility by mid-December. The plant will be restarted sometime in first quarter 2008. The company had previously announced plans to remove 700 million lbs/year of PVC resin capacity at its least-efficient plants in an effort to “improve operational efficiency.” Additional options are being reviewed for the temporary removal of the additional 250 million lbs/year of capacity, the company says. "We are scaling our PVC resin operations to...

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