Minteq rumoured to be closing Chinese refractories plant
Published: Tuesday, 07 October 2014
The Minerals Technologies Inc. subsidiary has confirmed that its manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China, is still operational, but the company has suffered from the downturn in the global refractories market and is rumoured to be planning to close the plant down.
Refractories specialist Minteq, a subsidiary of US-based calcium
carbonate, talc, and
refractories group Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI), is
rumoured to be planning to close its manufacturing plant in
Suzhou, eastern China.
Sources familiar with Minteqs Asian operations told
IM that the company was intending to shut the
facility, run by...