Sabic Innovative Plastics LP plans to keep its world headquarters at 1 Plastic Ave. in Pittsfield, Mass., according to this story posted today on The Berkshire Eagle's Web site. According to the story, Sabic IP started to consider either "reducing the footprint of its facility on Plastics Avenue, leasing another building from the city, or building anew in Pittsfield" back in December, when it laid off 40 of its 300 employees. The Eagle's story quotes company spokeswoman Jodi Kennedy saying the decision to stay up follows several months of "consideration and analysis." Sabic IP wasn't really looking at moving outside the area -- top officials previously had pledged to stay in Pittsfield. The only question was whether it would move -- and possibly downsize -- the global HQ in Pittsfield. Kennedy told the newspaper that Sabic IP's decision to remain on Plastics Avenue is "an affirmation of our commitment to the Pittsfield community."
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