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Omnova to restructure SB latex capacity at Ohio site
11:15 AM MDT | July 26, 2013 | —Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Omnova Solutions says it will shift excess styrene butadiene (SB) latex capacity at its plant in Mogadore, OH, to production of styrene-acrylic and other specialty emulsion polymers. Following the transition, Omnova expects to save approximately $4 million/year from lower operating costs. As part of the 20-month project, production of styrene acrylics and other latices at Omnova’s Akron, OH, site will be transitioned to more efficient polymerization assets at the nearby Mogadore plant, the company says. The Akron plant will remain a finishing facility...
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