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PPG to Build Acid Burner Unit

8:11 AM MDT | May 12, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley

PPG says it will install a new acid burner unit at its Natrium, WV plant to better meet regional demand for hydrochloric acid (HCl). The company will invest about $6 million to install the unit, which is expected to be operational by late 2009, PPG says. "Through this investment, we will be able to serve our customers with better, more consistent HCl, and secure a long-term outlet for chlorine produced at Natrium," says Michael H. McGarry, senior v.p./commodity chemicals at...

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