Georgia Gulf Considers Divesting Aromatic

Sim, Peck Hwee
June 2006
Chemical Week;6/21/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 21, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the consideration of Georgia Gulf to sell its aromatics business. Such decision was due to the weak market conditions and growing Asian capacity. The company's chlorovinyls business will serve as the company's future growth platform, according to chairman, president, and CEO Ed Schmitt. The company also announced plans to acquire polyvinyl chloride products maker Royal Group Technologies.


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