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Styrolution to mothball PS plant in the US, strengthen specialties

8:07 AM MST | February 25, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Styrolution, the equally owned styrenics joint venture of BASF and Ineos, announced today that it plans to rationalize polystyrene (PS) capacity in North America. Styrolution also plans to accelerate growth in styrenic specialties through an expansion of its offering for high-performance transparent styrenics by providing local supply in Europe, the Mideast, and Africa (EMEA). The moves form part of Styrolution’s previously announced Triple Shift growth strategy to enhance the company’s position as the global leader in styrenics.   The company...

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