Dow to increase ethanolamines capacity

Textile World, November 7, 2006
The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., will increase ethanolamine production capacity at Union Carbide’s facility in Hahnville, La., by 100 million pounds, bringing total annual capacity at the facility to 340 million pounds.
“We are pleased to be making a strategic investment in ethanolamines in the world’s largest market,” said Kevin Dillan, global business director, Dow Amines. “This expansion will ensure that Dow has sufficient EOA capacity to meet both its own internal requirements for ethyleneamines, herbicides and gas-treating products, as well as to satisfy the growth needs of our customers in North America and Latin America.”

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