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Artenius Wilton workers lobby in Spain

Beleaguered workers from the Artenius site at Wilton, Teesside, are going to Spain in the hope of convincing parent company La Seda de Barcelona’s shareholders that this site is worth saving.The blog is not convinced: the Artenius PTA plant relied on Sabic’s aromatics unit at Wilton for paraxylene feedstocks. This site closed at the end […]

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Closures at Wilton, Teesside, chemical site threaten UK industrial base

The blog has been researching an article on the Wilton, Teesside chemical cluster. This site – a key part of the UK chemical industry – has suffered a spate of closures in the last 12 months, accelerating in the last few weeks.With little scope for exporting large amounts of surplus ethylene, the future of Sabic’s […]

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La Seda Wilton plant to close

Another plant is to close at the beleaguered Wilton, Teesside, chemical site, according to ICIS news. I’m researching an article on chemical sites and clusters in the downturn, and have been focussing on Wilton.It has suffered recent closures of Dow’s ethylene oxide plant as well as Invista’s adipic acid plant. Sabic closed its aromatics unit […]

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