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Dow increases PG capacity at Stade plant

By Gerald Ondrey |

The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich.; www.dow.com) has increased its monopropylene glycol (MPG) capacity by 15%, an additional 35,000 ton/yr, in the Stade, Germany plant after completion of an advanced energy improvement and technology optimization project. “The investment in our Stade Propylene Glycol (PG) unit exemplifies Dow’s commitment to innovative technology and continued growth in reliable, high-quality PG manufacturing to help meet our customers’ evolving needs,” says John Smith, Propylene Oxide/Propylene Glycols global business director for Dow. “This capacity provides Dow with greater flexibility and reliability in meeting the demand growth of our strategic customers in Europe and across the globe.” The Stade expansion was completed in August 2010 during planned maintenance and raises the plant’s propylene glycol nameplate capacity to approximately 270,000 ton/yr. Dow is a global capacity leader in propylene oxide (PO) and PG manufacturing, with global PO capacity of over 2,000,000 ton/yr and global PG capacity of over 700,000 ton/yr. Dow has five global PG manufacturing facilities — including the Stade plant, which is one of the world’s largest capacity plants,…
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