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Ineos Shutters Two PP Units in the U.S.

7:13 AM MST | November 10, 2008 | Natasha Alperowicz

Ineos Olefins & Polymers USA says it intends to shut down two polypropylene (PP) bulk phase units at La Porte, TX by early 2009. The closure represents approximately 520 million lb/year of homopolymer and random copolymer capacity, the company says. One of the two lines will close by end of this year; the other by end of January. The move forms part of Ineos's effort to "strengthen its competitiveness in the U.S. PP assets," the company says. "Ineos remains committed to delivering quality products that meet our customers' needs, and we believe...

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