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March 14, 2014

Evonik opens silica expansion in Thailand

Filed under: Silica — Notch @ 4:44 pm

Evonik Industries announced today officially opened its precipitated silica expansion in Map ta Phut, Thailand. The new capacity will serve the automotive (tire), food, animal feed, and paint/coatings industries. Evonik did not provide specific numbers of the size of the expansion.

The Thai plant is a joint venture between Evonik Industries and Oriental Siam Company. Production began in 1990 and Evonik became the majority shareholder in 1999.

Here is the press release.

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