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Grace Adds Silica Gel Capacity in Latin America

8:32 AM MST | November 28, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

W.R. Grace says it has completed an expansion of silica gels production capacity at its Sorocaba, Brazil manufacturing facility. The additional capacity will help Grace meet growing demand for silica gel, particularly for biodiesel and renewable diesel applications, the company says. The silica improves biorefinery economics by removing contaminants from natural oil...

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