IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Plastics :: Polyethylene

LyondellBasell to Close LDPE Plant in the U.K.

4:49 AM MDT | September 15, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz

LyondellBasell says it will close a 185,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Carrington, U.K. by the end of this year. The company will focus its LDPE production activities in Europe at Wesseling, Germany and at the company's world-scale plant located at Berre, France. Berre has capacity for more than 300,000 m.t./year of LDPE. "Taking into account the current market environment and our future projections, we've concluded that the plant is no longer economically viable," says Tassilo Bader, LyondellBasell's senior v.p./olefins and...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2012 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa