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Perstorp to Lay Off 105 Employees

8:12 PM MST | November 20, 2008 | Deepti Ramesh

Perstorp says it plans to lay off 105 employees in Sweden because of falling demand and lack of business orders for certain specialty chemical products. Of these 105 employees, 68 work in Perstorp and Helsingbor, and 37 work in Stenungsund and Nol, the company says. Perstorp has around 1000 employees in Sweden.   “Demand has fallen rapidly in recent months and nothing points to a quick improvement in the order intake. We have probably not hit the bottom of the recession yet,” says Bo Dankis, CEO of Perstorp. “Especially affected are...

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