02/24/2011

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Dow Corning and Wacker open largest integrated silicone plant in China

The facility will serve markets in China and Asia. The site covers 1 million m2 and was build for an investment of USD 1.8 billion. Accoding to the companies, it is China's largest facility of this kind and is among the world's biggest integrated silicone production sites. The site includes a siloxane plant and a pyrogenic silica plant, both of which are jointly owned by Dow Corning and Wacker. The combined capacity is about 210,000 t/y. The site also features finished silicone production plants which are owned and operated independently by each company.

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