Execs not stunned by Trevira on the block

May 1997
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/8/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 86, p13
Trade Publication
Focuses on polyester industry executives' reaction to the news on Hoechst AG's intention to divest itself of the Trevira unit. Minimal effect of the planned divestment on the polyester market; Hoechst' plans to invest further funds in the expansion of its pharmaceuticals, agrichemicals and biotechnology businesses; Weak market for polyester staple fiber; Possible buyers for Trevira.


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