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Dow Corning Completes New R&D Facility in Belgium

4:32 AM MST | January 17, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Dow Corning says it has completed a new R&D facility at Seneffe, Belgium. The new facility, dubbed Solar Energy Exploration and Development (SEED) center, includes two buildings: a solar application center, and a silicone synthesis technology center. Dow Corning invested €9 million ($13 million) in the SEED complex. The addition of the new R&D facility expands the company's capacity for research in new materials based on silicon and solar cell efficiency. "This investment will accelerate innovation and growth. By having this facility in Belgium...

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