ERJ staff report (DS)
Midland, Michigan – Dow Chemical has announced plans to build a new plant to make EPDM on the United States’ Gulf coast. The company did not specify the capacity of the unit, but said it would be a ‘world-scale’ facility. It is scheduled to come on stream in 2016.
The unit will make products under the Nordel IP brand. Dow said the unit will use a solution process and will use Dow’s newest proprietary catalyst technology.
â€œNordel IP will continue to be…