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Dow invests in Affinity polyolefin elastomers plant at Tarragona

9:54 AM MDT | September 23, 2013

Dow Chemical’s elastomers business has announced an investment at Tarragona, Spain, to produce the company’s Affinity GA polyolefin elastomers (POE) for hot melt adhesives. The project marks Dow’s entry into the production of these materials in Europe. The facility, expected to be online in the first quarter of 2014, will expand Dow’s capacity to serve the hot melt adhesives market. Dow’s existing production is at Freeport, TX. “The scale advantages and product flexibility delivered through this investment in Tarragona will enable Dow to continue to...

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