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Labor agreement ends strike at Lanxess's butyl rubber plant in Belgium

6:42 AM MDT | April 25, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Lanxess is restarting its butyl rubber plant at Zwijndrecht, Belgium, after trade union–represented production employees agreed to accept the terms of a new two-year collective labor agreement and subsequently ended their strike, the company announced today. "Normal supplies to customers will be reestablished once the plant is fully up and running. This process will take approximately one week," Lanxess says. Lanxess says it will have lost nine weeks of production because of the strike. The company's worldwide butyl rubber network has helped to...

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