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Dow to Build Production Capacity for Polyolefin Encapsulant Films in Thailand and Germany

12:48 AM MDT | August 4, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Dow Chemical says it will add capacity for its Enlight polyolefin encapsulant films, by building two new manufacturing plants in 2012 – one at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, and another at Schkopau, Germany. The two new plants will more than triple the company’s capacity for making specialty films used in photovoltaic modules, and will significantly expand the company’s ability to supply encapsulant films worldwide, Dow says. “Converting solar energy into an efficient source of electricity is an area of expertise Dow will continue to...

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