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Dow, Mitsui start up Freeport chlor-alkali joint venture

3:30 PM MDT | April 7, 2014 | ‚ÄĒLindsay Frost

D ow Chemical announced on 31 March that its joint venture chlor-alkali facility with Mitsui & Co. has started full-scale production at Freeport, TX. The facility has capacity for about 800,000 m.t./year of chlorine and will replace 800,000 m.t./year of older capacity at the site, the company says. Project costs were not disclosed. “This world-class facility allows us to capitalize on our modern and efficient membrane chlor-alkali technology and serves as a real-life proof point of how new, competitive energy resources in the US are reshaping the landscape...

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