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Dow's Fort Saskatchewan ethylene cracker back on line
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Aug '14
Dow Chemical Company’s Fort Saskatchewan, Canada, based ethylene cracker is back on line at low operating rates after an unplanned outage was experience on July 22, 2014.
 
The ethylene cracker in Fort Saskatchewan is currently back on line at low operating rates, and necessary repairs are being made to bring the operating rates back to full production as quickly as possible, the company said in a statement.
 
Dow’s latest estimates show that approximately 100 kT of ethylene production will be lost as a result of this event.
 
Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture.
 
In 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than US$ 57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe.
 

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