DOVER, OH - Dover Chemical Corp., which doubled production capacity last year for its patented Doverphos S-9228 high-performance phosphite, announced a second expansion that will double it again by mid-2011. The additive improves color and processing stability in polymers used in automotive parts, household appliances, electronics, powder coatings and packaging. Doverphos S-9228 is food-contact sanctioned worldwide for use with all polymer systems and all types of foods, with no temperature limitations.

"These expansions are multimillion-dollar investments by our parent corporation, ICC Industries, to supply an ever-growing demand for this product,” said Dover Chemical President Dwain Colvin. “Dover Chemical is backward integrated to basic raw materials to allow us to compete economically and offer an assured, high-quality supply.”