PULAU, INDAH, Malaysia - BRB announced that its new BRB Malaysia plant successfully opened on June 2, 2016. With the official grand opening of the new silicone synthesis plant, BRB has expanded its Malaysian industrial footprint to further back integrate in dimethicone copoyols, alkyl dimethicones and volatile dimethicones.

The new facility is a multipurpose silicone synthesis plant and GMP production facility with a combined annual capacity of 10,000 metric tons. The plant is designed to manufacture vinyl silicone fluid, silicone polyether, low-viscosity polydimethyl siloxane fluids, cross-linkers and chain extenders, gum blends, silicone emulsions, and silicone antifoams. These products cater to the personal and home care, coating and construction, and latex and rubber industries.

BRB silicones, a business unit of BRB International BV, is a producer and supplier of specialty silicones including emulsions, antifoams, water repellants, elastomers, lubricants, silanes, resins, silicone polyethers, dimethicone and cyclomethicone blends, cross polymers, and customized products. BRB Silicones also supplies a very broad range of core and specialty intermediates to the silicone industry.