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December 16, 2010

Dow Corning opens integrated silicones plant

Filed under: Silica — Notch @ 9:27 am

Dow Corning and its joint venture partner have completed a US$1.8 billion integrated silicone production site in Zhangjiagang, China, the largest site of its kind in China. The complex includes a siloxane plant and a pyrogenic silica plant, both of which are jointly owned by Dow Corning and its joint venture partner. The site also features finished silicone production plants, which are owned and operated independently by each company. Products manufactured at the site include D4, linears, polymers, and other intermediates, as well as downstream products such as finished fluids, emulsions, sealants and rubber. In addition to intermediates and fluids, the Zhangjiagang site includes finished silicone plants for rubbers and sealants.

Here is the press release.

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