08 September 2006 14:34 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--Canada’s Nova Chemicals expects to gain customers and sales following Dow Chemical’s plant closures in Ontario, a company spokeswoman said on Friday.
“Short term, we are working through the details of any impacts on Nova Chemicals but overall we expect the impact to be positive in terms of customers and market share,” Stephanie Franken, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Nova spokeswoman told ICIS news.
Dow said last week it will close all its manufacturing plants in
Asked whether Nova could have supplied ethylene to Dow in Sarnia, Franken said that while Nova has small volumes of ethylene available for spot sales at its Corunna flexi-cracker near Sarnia it does not have the production capacity to expand ethylene sales.
Commenting on the overall feedstock situation in
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