Chinese Pyrogenic Silica Plant Expands
The overall nameplate capacity for both siloxane and pyrogenic silica, including the second-phase silica plant, is expected to be approximately 210,000 metric tons per year. Both companies also own and manufacturing plants for finished silicone products at the Zhangjiagang site. Marketing and sales are undertaken independently by each company.
The corporate headquarters of Dow Corning Corp. is located in Midland, Mich. Wacker Chemie AG is headquartered in Munich.