Dow: Opening of Polyolefin Plant in Thailand
The Dow Chemical Company announced that its new world-scale specialty elastomers plant in Thailand is targeted to begin commercial operation on June 1, 2011, after a successful startup. A project of the SCG-Dow joint venture, the new manufacturing operation will add dedicated capacity to meet growing worldwide customer demand for a full range of elastomer products. With this new plant Dow continues to offer solutions that create value for our customers while taking full advantage of current and future growth.
A global leader in elastomers innovation, Dow is committed to offering the most technologically advanced plastomers and elastomers in the world. The opening of the plant in Rayong Province, Thailand, is further illustration of Dow’s investment in downstream performance businesses. The facility will increase Dow’s global capacity for polyolefin elastomers to over 800 kilometric tons, or nearly 2 billion pounds.
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