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Koppers looking to close Dutch tar distillation plant

12:05 PM MST | November 18, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Koppers announced today that it is considering closure of a coal tar and petroleum products unit at its Uithoorn, Netherlands, facility by 1 July 2014. The company says its Koppers Netherlands subsidiary has requested the advice of the Works Council at its Uithoorn plant with respect to the decision, which would "unfortunately result in a collective dismissal of many plant employees." Koppers says it intends to handle the entire reorganization process in compliance with applicable law, including full respect for the advisory powers of the Works Council...

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