ERJ staff report (DS)
East Brunswick, new Jersey -- Bluestar Silicones has anouced the acquisition of property in York, South Carolina, where it will establish its new manufacturing footprint and R&D centre for North America. The new site is expected to be fully transitioned by mid-2012.
Bluestar Silicones will relocate its two US manufacturing facilities currently in Ventura, Calif., and Rock Hill, S.C., to a 226,000 square foot building set on 20 acres in York. The York facility will also become the central R&D center for Bluestar Silicones in North America
The company will produce its full range of silicone technologies in York, including liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs), high consistency rubbers (HCRs), room-temperature vulcanised silicones (RTVs), fluids, dispersions, release coatings, speciality fluids, resins and antifoams, marketed under its SilbioneÂ®, SilcoleaseÂ®, SilcolapseÂ®, LyndcoatÂ®, MirasilÂ® and BluesilÂ® trade names.
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Press release from Bluestar