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May 25, 2011
Tokuyama (Tokyo) has decided to build a second polysilicon plant at the Samalaju Industrial Park in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. The plant will have capacity to produce 13,800...
February 28, 2011
Bluestar Silicones is consolidating two manufacturing sites, currently located at Rock Hill, SC and Ventura, CA, at a newly-acquired 147,000-sq feet facility in Charlotte, NC, the...
February 4, 2011
Full-year sales and earnings were both records for the company at $6 billion and $866 million respectively....
January 31, 2011
Wacker Chemie (Munich) reported a three-fold increase in Ebitda for the fourth quarter to €290 million ($394.6 million), according to preliminary figures just released. This...
November 30, 2010
Bluestar says the investment will enable it to meet double-digit annual demand growth for silicone fluids in the Brazilian market....
November 18, 2010
The $1.8 billion facility took four years to build and includes a siloxane plant and pyrogenic silica plant, both jointly owned by Dow Corning and Wacker....
October 25, 2010
The first phase of the project will be completed by year-end, the company says. Capacity and financial terms were not disclosed....
October 20, 2010
Wacker Chemie today inaugurated its silicone polymer plant at Zhangjiagang, China. The plant also makes downstream silicone products, including fluids. It forms part of Wacker's...
September 13, 2010
Dow Corning says it will invest $45 million (€35.5 million) in a new distribution center for silicon-based products at Feluy, Belgium to serve customers in Europe and the Mideast...
August 10, 2010
Dow Corning has agreed to buy a 49% interest in Timminco Ltd.'s (Toronto)  Bécancour, PQ silicon metal manufacturing facility for $39.7 million....
July 2, 2010
Wacker Chemie has completed a previously announced acquisition of a silicon metal production site at Holla, Norway from the Fesil Group (Trondheim, Norway) for €65 million. The...
June 30, 2010
Shin-Etsu Chemical says it will establish a new silicones company dubbed Shin-Etsu Silicone Nantong at Nantong, China and that it will invest about ¥8.5 billion ($96 million) to...
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