Eastern Pennsylvania pigment plant closing, idling 80
Sep. 21, 2017
WILSON, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania pigment manufacturer will close, idling 80 workers.
The (Easton) Express-Times (http://bit.ly/2flqLAE ) says the Venator Materials plant in Wilson will close by the end of the year.
A news release says Venator will also close a plant in St. Louis. The company says it's ramped up production at a facility in Augusta, Georgia.
The plant in Wilson has been around since the late 1800s.
Venator, of Stockton-on-Tees, England, employs 4,500 worldwide.
Information from: The (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times, http://www.lehighvalleylive.com