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LyondellBasell to Close Texas PP Compounding Unit

10:57 AM MDT | June 16, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

LyondellBasell says it will cease polypropylene (PP) compounding operations at Grand Prairie, TX and shift production to its Mansfield, TX site, and to the Altamira, Mexico site of its Indelpro joint venture with Alpek, which is scheduled to bring a PP resin plant online later this year. The company says it will also move its PP sales, marketing, and technology activities at Auburn Hills, MI to Lansing, MI. Both sites are scheduled to close by the end of this year. The company declined to specify how many employees are affected by the closures. The Auburn Hills...

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