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Sabic to close West Virginia ABS plant, consolidate US ABS operations
6:52 AM MST | November 22, 2013 | â€”Francinia Protti-Alvarez
Sabic Innovative Plastics (Pittsfield, MA), has announced plans to close its acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant at Washington, WV, by mid-2015. Sabic will transfer some ABS production to plants in Ottawa, IL, and Bay St. Louis, MS, during the second quarter of 2015 â€śin an effort to increase its competitive positive in the challenging global ABS market,â€ť says Scott Dansey, plant manager at Sabic Innovative Plastics. The Washington ABS plant has a production capacity of some 90,000 m.t./year, while the site at Bay St. Louis has a capacity of 70,000...
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