Dow increases capacity of glycidyl methacrylate
"Through the GMA debottlenecking initiative, Dow made significant process and reliability improvements, which delivered a considerable increase in plant capacity in less than a year,” said David Mongrue, global business manufacturing director for Performance Monomers. “This further reinforces Dow's commitment towards delivering on our strategy of being a highly reliable organization and growing with our strategic customers."
Dow is currently the leading worldwide supplier of GMA, which is a high purity, dual functionality monomer ideally suited for coating and resin applications. Primary applications for GMA include automotive and powder coatings, radiation curable coatings, waterborne resins, industrial and protective finishes, appliance and hardware finishes, adhesives, electrical laminates, hydrogenated LER substitutes as well as plastic modifiers.
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