DSM’s Louisiana SBR plant survives hurricane

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana–DSM Copolymer Inc’s styrene-butadiene plant in Baton Rouge and its employees survived Hurricane Katrina unscathed.

“Our plant was undamaged by Hurricane Katrina,” a DSM Copolymer executive said. He said the company did the prudent thing as the storm approached: Closed the factory and sent all employees home.

Production was restarting today, and the operation was expected to be finishing material by Thursday.

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