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Lonza to close Ireland biocides manufacturing plant in June

10:35 AM MDT | May 6, 2013

Lonza says that it will permanently close its biocides manufacturing site at Swords, Ireland, in June. The Swords site became a part of Lonza through the acquisition of Arch Chemicals in 2011. “The Swords site has experienced a low capacity utilization for some time with no foreseeable change to this trend,” Lonza says. Lonza informed its 32 employees and 11 contracted staff at the Swords facility about the closure at the beginning of March. The company will transfer all products made at Swords to other manufacturing facilities, mainly to its plants...

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