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Sabic Slashes Production in Europe

December 8, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Litjens: Adjusting plant capacity. Sabic Europe is operating polymer plants at reduced capacity because of weak demand. “One of our three crackers—a 600,000-m.t./year unit at Geleen, the Netherlands—is down, and our polymer plants are running on about 75% capacity,” Boy Litjens, CEO of Sabic Europe told CW on the sidelines at the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Annual Forum, held last week in Dubai. “We are looking at the situation on a weekly basis and will adjust capacity accordingly. There is just no demand...

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