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Lonza may sell performance urethanes business

8:24 AM MDT | October 26, 2012

Lonza says it is discussions on a possible sale of its performance urethanes business, acquired as part of its October 2011 purchase of biocides maker Arch Chemicals. Production, R&D, distribution, and a sales center for the urethanes business are located at Brandenburg, KY. The company employs 248 people at Brandenburg, according to the company’s website. The business produces specialty polyols, as well as glycols and glycol ethers. Lonza says the segment does not fit in with its current strategy. The company says it has been approached by several...

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