Materials firms work to fortify supply chains despite coronavirus

Materials firms throughout the plastics markets are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak.

In the last week, North American firms have shifted their attention from how shutdowns in China might affect their businesses to dealing with potential economic impacts within their own region.

Most plants making resins, compounds and concentrates in North America are expected to remain open. Although many of these plants are large in size, their employee totals aren’t very high by comparison.


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