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Solutia to Restart Pennsylvania Sulfur Plant

10:37 AM MDT | October 14, 2009 | Vincent Valk

Solutia will reopen its insoluble sulfur plant at Monongahela, Pennsylvania in November, the company says. The plant was idled in June. Demand for Crystex-brand insoluble sulfur, which is produced at the plant, "has improved significantly since the first quarter of 2009," says Greta Senn, v.p./Crystex. "Restarting the plant will continue to ensure a steady and reliable supply of insoluble sulfur to our tire customers worldwide," she adds. Insoluble sulfur prevents sulfur migration and is used in the manufacture of radial...

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