TITLE

HCA expands factory for focus on silicones

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;10/15/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Holland Colors Americas Inc. has expanded its facility in Richmond, Indiana, to allow room for increased production of materials. The firm recently moved into a 45,000-square-foot addition in order to replace a plant it rented to make its elastomer-related lines. The company's products are based on a vinyl-terminated silicone polymer that is similar to the polymers used in the base compounds.
ACCESSION #
27335429

 

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