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Dow Europe GmbH Announces Force Majeure at its Polypropylene plant in Wesseling, Germany

Published on 2006-11-08. Author : SpecialChem

Horgen, Switzerland -- Dow Europe GmbH announced Force Majeure for its polypropylene resins produced in its Wesseling, Germany plant.

This situation is due to an unexpected mechanical failure which has forced us to shut down the plant. Dow is using all reasonable means to overcome this situation and restart production as soon as possible in a safe and reasonable manner. We have a multi-disciplinary multinational team working diligently to minimize the impact on our customers and to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

About The Dow Chemical Company

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of science and technology to improve living daily. The Company offers a broad range of innovative products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $46 billion and employs 42,000 people worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: Dow

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