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Dow to Build Propylene Glycol Plant in Thailand

11:28 AM MST | December 17, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Dow Chemical says it plans to build a 150,000-m.t./year propylene glycol (PG) plant at Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The new PG facility will use propylene oxide (PO) derived from Dow’s hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) joint venture currently under construction at Map Ta Phut. Engineering and construction of the PG plant is expected to start in 2011 and will start up in 2013, the company tells CW.   The HPPO plant is part of a previously announced jv liquids cracker and derivatives project among Dow, the Siam Cement Group, and Solvay...

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