11 March 2005 17:50 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (CNI)--Rohm & Haas (R&H) said Friday the expansion of its ?xml:namespace>
The plant, which now has capacity of 181,000 tonne/year, would become one of the largest acrylic acid plants in
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Gerard Tarzia, vice president and business unit director for the company's monomer business, said: “This investment demonstrates our continued commitment to the acrylic chain. This expansion will provide Rohm & Haas with additional capacity to meet continued growth in its downstream acrylic polymer businesses, as well as the growing demand for acrylic monomer in our European merchant market.”
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