Dow builds first acrylic monomer facility in M East

14 August 2013

The Dow Chemical Company has announced the mechanical completion of the first acrylic monomer production facility in the Middle East.

The Saudi Acrylic Monomer Company joint venture plant in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, provides the company with advantaged feedstocks to fuel Dow’s production of acrylic emulsion polymers for applications such as coatings and adhesives. The new plant will produce Glacial Acrylic Acid (GAA) and Butyl Acrylate (BA). The plant will also allow more reliable and efficient supply to customers in the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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