Blue Circle to sell businesses
Tuesday 20 October 1998
Analysts warned jobs could be at risk at its Armitage Shanks bathrooms division, which employs 2,250 workers based around Stoke-on-Trent. More jobs could go in Siena, Italy, where the group's ceramics subsidiary, Ceramica Dolomite, employs 1,000 workers.
Names mentioned as potential candidates for a deal include Ideal Standard of the US, Villeroy & Boch of Germany, Sanitec of Finland and Keramik of Switzerland.
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