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AkzoNobel to build trimethylgallium unit in Texas
October 8, 2012 | –Sotirios Frantzanas
AkzoNobel says it is investing to increase production capacity at its La Porte, TX facility to meet growing demand from producers of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), to supply the semiconductor industry. The investment includes an extension of the site’s trimethylaluminum (TMA) unit and the construction of a new trimethylgallium (TMG) plant. The project will make AkzoNobel’s La Porte facility the largest of its type, the company says. TMA is a precursor for TMG, a high-purity metal organic used in products such as LED wafers, the company says. The...
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