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Ineos Closes PVC Plant

12:50 PM MST | February 26, 2010

Ineos ChlorVinyls, an Ineos subsidiary, says it will stop producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) at its Barry, U.K. plant due to declining demand. Production will cease by the end of the second quarter, Ineos ChlorVinyls says. The company will continue to supply U.K. customers from its other PVC plants in the country. Those plants are at Runcorn and Newton Aycliffe. Ineos is the U.K.’s only PVC producer. The Barry plant has capacity for 125,000 m.t./year of suspension PVC (s-PVC), SRI Consulting (SRIC; Menlo Park, CA) says. The Newton Aycliffe unit has capacity...

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