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Fire has ravaged a Polish plastics processing plant operated by the German technical mouldings producer Coko-Werk in the city of Łódź. The huge blaze, thought to have broken out in the 6,700 square metre plant's warehouse early on Monday morning (27/8), wrecked the site’s production hall destroying nearly 30 injection moulding machines and damaged the finished component paint shop, according to Polish media. ... (more)

Belgium-headquartered chemicals giant Solvay has announced plans to buy US composite materials firm Cytec in a $5.5bn (€5bn) deal. Solvay said it hoped the deal would push the company to become the world's second largest player in aerospace composite materials. ... (more)

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