The Dow Chemical Co. said it has received government approval to build a 40,000-metric-ton per-year converted epoxy resins plant.
The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, said it has received government approval to build a 40,000-metric-ton per-year converted epoxy resins plant at the company’s existing site in Zhangjiagang, China, with production expected to begin in early 2003. The company also said it plans to expand the facility to include a 40,000 mt/year liquid epoxy resins production unit in 2004. Already under construction at the complex are a polystyrene plant owned by a joint venture of Dow and Asahi Chemical, and an emulsion polymers plant owned by Dow. Both are scheduled to begin production in 2002.
The Dow Chemical Co.
November 28, 2000