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08. January 2020

CHINA: Elkem Silicones opens production line for silicone rubber at Xinghuo site

Elkem Silicones announced the inauguration of a new production line for silicone rubber at its Xinghuo site in Jiangxi Province, China. The new line, with an annual capacity of "two digits thousands metric tons," will help support the company's growth in Asia, Elkem noted. No other details were given.

"China is the largest silicones market and the growth driver for Elkem Silicones," said Larry Zhang, vice president and Asia-Pacific director. "This new production line at the same time confirms our determination to continuously invest in China to support the sustainable growth of our customers in this fast-growing region."

Source: Weekly “PetroChemical News”, Durham, NC, USA; 30 Dec 2019
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)

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