NEW YORK (Sept. 14)—The staff of Sinopec, the Chinese petrochemical conglomerate that includes synthetic rubber opertions, escaped without injury from the World Trade Center Tower 1 that was hit by a hijacked jet liner Sept. 11. Sinopec was only tenant with rubber-industry ties in the two towers. Jim McGraw, president of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers, said he called Beijing to find out if the Sinopec employees were OK, and was told the were able to leave the building before its collapse and are uninjured. A listing of tenants said the company had a 10-person office.
Sinpoec World Trade Center staff safe
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