PPG Industries (PPG +1.2%) declares force majeure for vinyl chloride monomer produced at its...

|About: PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)|By:, SA News Editor

PPG Industries (PPG +1.2%) declares force majeure for vinyl chloride monomer produced at its Lake Charles, La., chemicals complex and for all grades of liquid caustic soda after a Dec. 24 fire at the plant. PPG says the disruption likely will cut its Q4 commodity earnings by $5M-$8M.