PPG has announced that it will grow its global precipitated silica production capacity through expansion projects at its Lake Charles, LA and Delfziji, Netherlands sites. “PPG is committed to the precipitated silica market, and these investments will enable us to continue meeting the growing needs of our customers for high-quality precipitated silica,” said Kevin Braun, PPG general manager, Silica products. Some of the increased production will come online 4Q 2011 with the remaining increases to be completed by late 2012.
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