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A. Schulman to Relocate Masterbatches Capacity from U.K. to Belgium and France

7:25 AM MDT | September 2, 2010 | Ian Young

A. Schulman says it will close permanently about 10,000 m.t./year of masterbatches capacity at Crumlin, U.K. and transfer production to the company's sites at Bornem, Belgium and Givet, France. Several production lines will be shuttered at Crumlin with the loss of about 30 jobs, Schulman says. Bornem and Givet are "more cost-efficient, higher-capacity" locations for masterbatches, the company adds. Schulman did not say when the relocation would take place. "Our focus on continuous improvement and manufacturing redistribution is essential for...

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