MIDLAND, MICH. (Nov. 2, 4:40 p.m. ET) — Plastics materials plants in Belgium and Japan are among the 20 plants that Dow Chemical Co. will close worldwide, as part of a restructuring program that will eliminate 2,400 jobs. Plastics operations set to be closed include a high density polyethylene facility in Tessenderlo, Belgium, and an epoxy resins facility in Kina Ura, Japan.
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