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Showa Denko Completes Gas Expansion

1:37 PM MST | December 14, 2007 | DR

Showa Denko says it has increased production capacity for high-purity ammonia from 1,000 m.t./year, to 1,200 m.t./year at the company’s Taiwan Showa Chemicals Manufacturing Co. (Taipei) subsidiary. The expanded plant is at Tainan, Taiwan. Showa Denko cites growing demand from the electronics industry in East Asia as the main reason for the expansion. “Reflecting a sharp rise in the production of semiconductors and liquid crystal displays in the region, demand for high-purity ammonia is also increasing for use as a nitride film-forming gas in the...

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