25 March 2011 22:21 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US automaker General Motors (GM) will resume production at its plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, on 28 March, following a shutdown caused by a shortage of Japanese parts, the company said on Friday.
GM had closed the plant on 21 March.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) estimates that each automobile contains an average of $2,700 (€1,917) worth of chemicals.
The earthquake and tsunami in Japan shut down several plants, threatening supply chains around the world.
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