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LyondellBasell to close European HDPE plant


ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — LyondellBasell Industries will shut a high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit in Wesseling, Germany, in the third quarter of 2013. The Rotterdam-based company has closed around 2.5 billion pounds of capacity in Europe in recent years and cut headcount by 30 percent.

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