World-scale facility part of Dow’s silicone expansion plans

Friedrichshafen, Germany – Dow Chemical Co. s currently conducting a feasibility study on a “world-scale” siloxane production plant as part of a strategic investment in the intermediate.

A decision on the location of the plant and what it would look like will be made “sometime in 2019,” according to Charlie Zimmer, global strategic marketing director, silicone elastomers at Dow.

The study is alongside a series of what Dow has described as “low capital intensity, high return” investments in its silicones business in a bid to meet growing…

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