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OCI to Expand Polysilicon Capacity in Korea

1:43 AM MDT | June 17, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh

OCI Co. (Seoul), formerly known as DC Chemical, says it will expand polysilicon capacity at its existing facility at Gunsan, Korea. OCI will invest about won220 billion ($181 million) to expand the capacity by 5,000 m.t./year. The construction will begin this month and is expected to be completed by October 2011. OCI had announced in December 2009 that it will construct its phase 3 (P3) polysilicon plant at the Gunsan site with an investment of won1 trillion. Construction of the P3 plant began in January 2010 and will be completed by December 2010. The P3 plant...

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