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Chinese Firm Acquires U.K. Fibers

1:40 PM MDT | February 7, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

China National Bluestar Corp. (Beijing) has acquired Fibres Worldwide (Grimsby, U.K.), a maker of polyacrylonitrile (PAN), and renamed the business Bluestar Fibres, reports say. The business had been in administration since last September. It was formerly part of Acordis, the successor of the former Courtaulds. PAN is the precursor of carbon...

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