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PPG Completes Acquisition of Equa-Chlor

11:54 AM MDT | May 3, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

PPG Industries says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of chlor-alkali producer Equa-Chlor (Longview, WA) for $27 million. “We have begun to integrate the Longview location into PPG’s chlor-alkali and derivatives business to better serve customers throughout the country,” says Michael H. McGarry, senior v.p./commodity chemicals at PPG. As of the closing, PPG acquired and now operates the Longview manufacturing plant, with 65 employees. The plant has the capacity to produce about 88,000 tons/year of caustic...

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