Dow to build electronic materials plant in China

02 November 2010 21:44  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical plans to build an electronic materials plant at its Zhangjiagang site near Shanghai, the company said on Monday.

Construction will start later this year, and operations should start near the end of 2011, Dow said.

The plant will produce materials for the electronic-finishing, industrial-finishing, photovoltaic and printed-circuitboard markets, the company said.

Dow has a similar plant in Dongguan, Guangdong, which serves customers in southern and western China, the company said.

Dow did not specify the cost of the new plant nor which materials the plant would produce.

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By: Al Greenwood
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