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Dow Completes EO Conversion

9:40 AM MST | February 28, 2011

Dow Chemical says it has finished the conversion of one of its ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol (EO-EG) production units to EO-only at its St. Charles, LA facility. The decision is a move to strengthen the competitiveness of the company’s EO-EG business, and supply its performance derivative businesses. Dow says it will implement a permanent shutdown of a second EO-EG unit at St. Charles, which was idled in March 2009 due to the economic downturn. “In addition to delivering additional reliable and cost-competitive EO to downstream performance...

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