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Cabot to Boost Fumed Silica Capacity at Barry
10:40 AM MDT | July 25, 2011 | Rebecca Coons
Cabot says it will expand fumed silica production at its Barry, Wales facility by more than 25% to help meet rising global demand for silicones. The expansion, part of a three-year investment plan to increase global fumed metal oxide capacity 35%-50%, is expected to be complete in 2012. The company did not disclose the cost of the expansion. Cabot’s Barry plant is adjacent to a Dow Corning silicone monomer facility. Dow provides Cabot with silanes for conversion into fumed silica, which Dow then uses to produce compounded silicones products. The two...
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