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Asahi to Supply Membrane Technology to New Dow Plant

12:03 PM MST | February 5, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff

Asahi Kasei Chemicals, an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it has been selected by Dow Chemical to supply membrane-process equipment at Dow’s planned chlor-alkali plant at Freeport, TX. Asahi’s membrane-process technology uses ion-exchange membranes in the electrolysis of brine to produce chlorine and caustic soda. It is used as an alternative to technology that uses mercury and diaphragm processes, Asahi says. Dow announced last week that it planned to build a new chlor-alkali plant at Freeport to replace several older units at the site. The new plant is...

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