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Tokuyama to Build a Second Polysilicon Plant in Malaysia

11:17 AM MDT | May 31, 2011

Tokuyama (Tokyo) has decided to build a second polysilicon plant at the Samalaju Industrial Park in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. The plant will have capacity to produce 13,800 m.t./year of polysilicon for solar cells. The project is expected to require an investment of about ¥100 billion ($1.2 billion). Construction will begin in April 2012 and the plant is expected to start up in January 2015. The company’s Tokuyama Malaysia subsidiary is currently building the first polysilicon facility at the Samalaju Industrial Park with an investment of about...

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