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Dow invests in Affinity polyolefin elastomers plant at Tarragona

5:16 AM MDT | September 12, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Dow Chemicals' elastomers business has announced an investment at Tarragona, Spain, to produce the company’s Affinity GA polyolefin elastomers (POEs) for hot melt adhesives. The project marks Dow’s entry into production of the materials in Europe. The facility, expected to come online in the first quarter of 2014, will expand Dow’s current capacity to serve the hot melt adhesives market. The new capacity at Tarragona, together with Dow’s existing production at Freeport, TX, will enable the company to source the product from...

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