Dow Chemical to close Delfzijl factory

US chemicals group Dow Chemical is to close its Delfzijl plant in the second half of next year. The closure is part of a worldwide operational revamp which will see 2,400 jobs go and 20 factories shut down.

The Delfzijl plant has a workforce of 43 and produces natrium for use as a bleaching agent in paper-making, Nos television reports.
Dow’s large plant and Benelux headquarters in Terneuzen in the south is not affected.

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