Dow upgrading UK silicones site under global investment plan

Barry, UK –  Dow Chemical Co. is upgrading its silicones production site in Barry, Wales, as part of a broader global investment plan to meet demand growth.

The project is part of a series of “low-capital-intensity, high-return” investments in its upstream and downstream silicones franchise, Dow explained in a 15 Oct statement.

In Barry, the company is adding a new installation to develop and establish ‘most effective technology’ for compounding high consistency rubber (HCR) and fluorosilicone rubber (FSR).

With the project, Dow expects to improve product quality and…

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