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PPG to increase global production capacity for precipitated silica and other business news

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  Plant Watch ColBiocel selects Chemtex technology for ethanol production in Colombia September 26, 2011 — Chemtex (Wilmington, N.C.; www.chemtex.com)  has entered into a term sheet agreement with Colombiana de Biocombustibles Celulósicos (ColBiocel) for the supply of a license and associated engineering and technical services for an 85,000 metric ton per year (m.t./yr) cellulosic ethanol plant using Chemtex’s  Proesa process.  The project will be implemented in Chitaraque, Colombia using sugarcane bagasse as the feedstock.   PPG to increase global production capacity for precipitated silica September 22, 2011 — PPG Industries (Pittsburgh, Pa.; www.ppg.com) is increasing its global precipitated-silica production capacity by more than 18,000 ton/yr. The capacity expansion includes projects at PPG’s Lake Charles, La., and Delfzijl, the Netherlands, manufacturing locations. Some of the capacity will begin to come online during the 4th Q 2011, and the expansion projects will be completed by the end of 2012.   Lanxess to produce first bio-based EPDM rubber in the world September 21, 2011 — Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) aims to commercially produce ethylene-propylene-diene…
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