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Chemtura to raise capacity for calcium sulfonate grease by 40% at Ontario plant to meet demand growth

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Chemtura to raise capacity for calcium sulfonate grease by 40% at Ontario plant to meet demand growth

May 11, 2011 - 09:46
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PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2011 (Business Wire) -Chemtura Corporation today announced it will increase production capacity for calcium sulfonate grease by 40 percent at its West Hill, Ontario, Canada facility in response to growing demand. The capacity increase is expected to come on stream by the end 2011.

Calcium sulfonate grease is a premium technology of Chemtura's Petroleum Additives business used in wet, high-load, high-temperature applications in the marine, steel, paper, mining, construction, and food industries. This expansion reflects Chemtura's determination to meet the increasing demands of the marketplace and our customers for quality products and service into the future.

Chemtura Corporation, with 2010 sales of $2.8 billion, is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, agrochemicals and pool, spa and home care products. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at www.chemtura.com.