The capacity upgrade at Villers-Saint-Paul will benefit customers who are seeking innovative binder technology to use in applications such as high-performance nonwovens. Additionally, it will focus on fast-growing applications in the thermal insulation and concrete admixture market.
Dow Announces Capacity Increase in Europe
December 11, 2011
HORGEN, Switzerland – The Dow Chemical Co. announced a capacity increase of 15 percent at the company’s acrylic dispersion plant in Villers-Saint-Paul, France. Construction work began this month and production start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2012. It is expected that the plant will reach its full capacity for manufacture of polyacrylic acid products at the beginning of 2013.