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Sabic announces closure of ABS plant, consolidation of US ABS activities

8:42 AM MST | November 15, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Sabic Innovative Plastics (Pittsfield, MA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sabic, will be consolidating its acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) operations in the United States, closing its plant at Washington, WV, the company announced yesterday. Sabic will be transferring part of its ABS production to its plants in Ottawa, IL, and Bay St. Louis, MS, during the second quarter of 2015 "in an effort to increase its competitive positive in the challenging global ABS market," says Scott Dansey, plant manager at Sabic Innovative Plastics. The Washington ABS...

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