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Markets :: Engineering Plastics :: Thermoplastic polyester
Ticona to Cut 100 Jobs
10:12 AM MDT | August 6, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley
Ticona, the engineering plastics subsidiary of Celanese, say it will stop producing polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyester polymers and lay off about 100 employees at its Shelby, NC plant by October 1 due to poor market conditions and declining demand. The company will close its polyester polymer unit and relocate its compounding unit to Florence, KY. Production of the company’s Vectra-brand liquid crystal polymers at Shelby will remain active, says...
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