Dow: Expansion in Italy
The Dow Chemical Company plans to expand its facilities at Corregio, Italy, in order to position the site as the company’s global research and development center for polyurethane systems formulations and application technology. Dow also intends to increase production capacity of Styrofoam insulation products by 30 %, and to optimize the site’s formulated polyurethane systems manufacturing plant, targeting improvements in productivity and logistics.
The expansion of the Corregio facility which is subject to appropriate government and regulatory approvals is a USD 20 million investment and scheduled for completion in 2009.
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