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Braskem celebrates 60th anniversary of Neal plant in Kenova


Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas as well as a market leader and pioneer producer of biopolymers on an industrial scale, celebrated the 60th anniversary of its Neal production facility in Kenova in a virtual event.

“This is a significant milestone, and it wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and resilience of our entire Neal team. This extraordinary team has always put safety first while ensuring we can continue to supply our clients even in the most challenging times,” said Mark Nikolich, CEO of Braskem America.
Automotive dash boards, diapers, caps on milk jugs, hazmat suits, carpet backing, eyeglass frames — even medical equipment used in heart surgeries all have polypropylene materials produced right in Wayne County and shipped to manufacturers throughout the Eastern and Midwestern United States.

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