Dow Chemical Co. has increased its monopropylene glycol capacity by 15 percent at its Stade, Germany, plant.
Dow Chemical Co. has increased its monopropylene glycol
capacity by 15 percent - an additional 35 kilotons per annum (KTA) - at its Stade,
Germany, plant following completion of an advanced energy improvement and technology
“The investment in our Stade Propylene Glycol unit
exemplifies Dow’s commitment to innovative technology and continued growth in
reliable, high-quality PG [propylene glycol] manufacturing to help meet our customers’
evolving needs,” says John Smith, propylene oxide/propylene glycols global
business director for Dow.
The Stade expansion was completed in August 2010 during planned maintenance and
raises the plant’s propylene glycol nameplate capacity to approximately 270