MIDLAND, MI – The Performance Monomers business of The Dow Chemical Co. (Dow) announced a 15-percent increase in capacity for the production of 2-ethylhexyl acrylate at its Hahnville, LA, facility.
Dow has increased its propylene glycol capacity by an additional 10 kilotons per annum (KTA) at its Stade, Germany, plant.
Dow’s Performance Monomers business announced that capacity for the production of crude acrylic acid (CAA) at its Böhlen, Germany, facility has expanded by 25 percent. The additional CAA at Böhlen will be used to increase butyl acrylate and glacial acrylic acid production at the site.
The Performance Monomers business also announced a 10-percent increase in capacity for the production of glycidyl methacrylate at its Freeport, TX, facility.