More Resin Plants Shut

In the face of slack demand, resin producers have implemented massive capacity cutbacks.

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In the face of slack demand, resin producers have implemented massive capacity cutbacks. The latest news includes the shuttering of Dow Chemical Co.’s 225-million-lb LDPE plant in Freeport, Texas, which opened in 1959. And Americas Styrenics LLC cut PS production in Marietta, Ohio, by 350 million lb.

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