Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / LyondellBasell to consolidate North American PP compounding Biz
LyondellBasell to consolidate North American PP compounding Biz
07
Jun '08
Following its February 2008 acquisition of Solvay Engineered Polymers Inc, LyondellBasell has announced plans to consolidate its North American-based polypropylene (PP) compounding production, sales, marketing and technology activities.

The company will close its Sales & Application Development Center in Auburn Hills, Mich. The sales, marketing and technology activities currently conducted at the Auburn Hills site will be relocated to the company's expanded Advanced Polyolefins Business & Development Center in Lansing, Mich.

LyondellBasell will also close its PP compounding facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. Production will be moved to the company's nearby Mansfield, Texas plant, and to its new plant in Altamira, Mexico, scheduled to come on-stream this year.

Both sites are scheduled to close by the end of this year. "Our goal is to provide the most effective service to customers and to utilize resources more efficiently by consolidating our polypropylene compounding assets and streamlining business operations," said Steve Dwyer, Divisional Vice President of LyondellBasell's Automotive Americas business.

LyondellBasell Industries


Must ReadView All

Turkish-Algerian JV to set up textile unit in Relizane

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2018

Turkish-Algerian JV to set up textile unit in Relizane

Construction of one of Africa's largest textile production...

Courtesy: Indorama Ventures

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2018

IVL, Huvis to enter JV for Low Melting Fibre plant in US

Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, and...

Future Group to set up garment manufacturing in Bengal

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Jan 2018

Future Group to set up garment manufacturing in Bengal

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group is going to set up a garment...

Interviews View All

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Cindy McNaull
Cordura

We have broad range of options in durable fabrics

Rashi Menda
Zapyle

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

January 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.8%
No
13.5%
Skip
17.7%

Total Votes: 96

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.5%
No
29.2%
Skip
7.3%

Total Votes: 96

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.5%
No
9.4%
Skip
3.1%

Total Votes: 96

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.3%
No
8.3%
Skip
9.4%

Total Votes: 96


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search