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Evonik to expand precipitated silica capacity at US site
5:56 AM MST | December 20, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas
Evonik Industries says it plans to increase its production capacities for precipitated silica at the company's Chester, PA site by about 20,000 m.t./year. Evonik's new facility, in which the company is investing an amount in the low double-digit euros range, is scheduled to become operational in 2014. The expansion at Chester underscores the company's plans to hike its global silica capacities by about 30% over the level of 2010 by 2014, to meet growing demand, Evonik says. "The market growth for precipitated silicas is primarily based on the trend to...
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