Dow Performance Monomers increases capacity of crude acrylic acid
December 19, 2011
The Performance Monomers business of The Dow Chemical Company has increased crude acrylic acid (CAA) capacity at its Deer Park, Texas facility by 15%. This capacity increase is a result of various improvement projects implemented in the CAA Oxidation facility. These projects not only increased capacity, but enhanced process safety and improved technology and reliability.
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