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Songwon to Expand Di-n-Octyltin Oxide Capacity

6:51 AM MDT | September 28, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) says it will expand the production capacity for di-n-octyltin oxide (DOTO) by 60% at its Ulsan manufacturing facility, and that the expansion is expected to be completed by mid-2013. The new DOTO capacity will come at the expense of a reduction in di-n-butyltin oxide (DBTO) capacity, Songwon says. In addition to the current DOTO capacity expansion project, Songwon is also planning additional DOTO capacity to support future market needs, the company says. DBTO and DOTO are used as raw materials for organotin stabilizers and as...

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