Storing up Problems for Tomorrow: Stockpiling ahead of Brexit

March 18, 2019

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Following the UK’s decision in June 2016 to leave the EU, preparations for an orderly withdrawal are now well underway. But with much still to do, the looming risk of a no-deal Brexit on the 29th March has evoked fear that trading with the EU could soon become incredibly complicated because of sudden changes to customs processes. This fear has translated into businesses stockpiling ahead of Brexit to cope with the aftermath; should we leave without a deal. However, this option is generally not available to many businesses operating in the chemicals sector due to restrictions on holding large quantities of chemicals.

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Sitara Chemical Industries Limited

SCIL was incorporated in 1981 and began producing caustic soda in 1985, initially at a rate of 30 metric tones Caustic a day. The plant’s capacity was gradually increased over years to current level of 610 metric tones a day.In addition, various by-product facilities have been added and expanded from time to time to cope with growing demand. Company entered into Textile Spinning Business in 1995. Its specialty chemicals and export division was established in 2001 and agri chemicals division in 2003.

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