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Dow Boosts DVB Capacity

1:59 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Dow Chemical says it will boost capacity of divinylbenzene (DVB) at Midland, MI by about 3 million lbs/year. The additional capacity is due onstream in the fourth quarter. The project will also include process improvements at the plant, Dow says. The DVB market has become “increasingly tight,” and demand is expected to grow fueled by growth in end-use applications including ion exchange resins, adhesives, specialty plastics, and elastomers, says Marvin Bourelle, commercial director/specialty...

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