09 June 2010 15:37 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--Invista plans to close carpet fibre and flooring production at sites in Germany and the Netherlands, the US-based international producer of polymers, fibres and yarns said on Wednesday.
The company said the closures were prompted by the plants’ high cost position and poor fibre and yarn demand in the European flooring markets.
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The company would transition customers supplied by the plants to “alternative yarns,” it said.
Invista’s apparel business at
A German press report, citing an offical at chemical workers union IG BCE, said part of the German production would likely be shifted to Invista facilities in the
In 2009, Invista announced the closure of polyester production at
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