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LyondellBasell to Close LDPE Plant in the U.K.

4:39 AM MDT | September 15, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz

LyondellBasell says it will close a 185,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Carrington, U.K. by the end of this year. The company will focus its LDPE production activities in Europe at Wesseling, Germany and at the company's world-scale plant located at Berre, France. Berre has capacity for more than 300,000 m.t./year of LDPE. "Taking into account the current market environment and our future projections, we've concluded that the plant is no longer economically viable," says Tassilo Bader, LyondellBasell's senior v.p./olefins and...

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