Dow Electronic Materials broke ground on its new Eastern China manufacturing facility designed to meet growing demand for materials for printed circuit board (PCB), electronic and industrial finishing, and photovoltaic (PV) markets in Asia. Start-up is planned for late 2011. The facility is about 60 miles from Shanghai.
"Asia has become the growth engine for electronic and solar cell markets. As customers continue to look for advanced technologies, adding infrastructure in Eastern China is critical to provide them with the most technically-advanced materials, processes and service, in as time-efficient manner as possible," said Helen Zhang, global general manager, Interconnect Technologies for Dow Electronic Materials.
Dow Electronic Materials is a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co.
to Daily News