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Elkem: relocation of a silicone production unit in France

Manufacturer of silicone materials

Elkem is setting up a new silicone production unit near Lyon and plans to start production at the end of the year. It will be dedicated to the manufacture of organo-functional silicones, a specialty produced until then only in Asia, and which represents 20% of sales in the silicone industry. It also houses a devolatilization unit essential for serving regulated markets with high-purity products.

Website: www.elkem.com/silicones/

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