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Nova Chemicals takes Ontario facilities offline due to seal repairs

Corruna, ON -- Nova Chemicals Corp. shut down its Corunna, Ont., ethylene manufacturing facility on Dec. 28, 2005, ...


Corruna, ON — Nova Chemicals Corp. shut down its Corunna, Ont., ethylene manufacturing facility on Dec. 28, 2005, for additional compressor seal repairs. The shutdown follows a successful plant start-up and commercial production of ethylene and co-products after a maintenance and modernization outage.

Production of the full slate of products was expected to resume in 12 to 16 days.

Nova Chemicals’ Sarnia area polyethylene assets will also be shut down as a result of the Corunna outage.

Nova Chemicals produces commodity plastics and chemicals for customers worldwide that produce consumer, industrial and packaging products.

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