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Dow to Close PS Plant in Spain

8:07 AM MDT | June 1, 2009

Dow Chemical says it will permanently close its polystyrene (PS) plant at Bilbao, Spain in the third quarter, due to decreased demand and depressed margins for the product in Europe. The company “will increase the operating rates of Dow’s remaining European polystyrene plants to maximize the continuity and quality of supply to the customers,” says Peter Whitmore, business director/styrenics at...

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