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Solvay to stop a polymer production line in France

12:00 AM MDT | May 28, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Solvay says that its polyamide and intermediates business has decided to temporarily stop one of its three production lines in the company’s Belle-Etoile site, at Saint-Fons, France. The Belle-Etoile facility manufactures the company’s Stabamid nylon-6,6 polymer product range. This decision will be maintained until better economic conditions are recovered, Solvay says. The “[w]orldwide nylon market is encountering a series of structural and short-term events with lasting overcapacities, escalating raw materials and energy costs, and...

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