Applied Silicone completes first stage of expansion

Moore, Miles
November 2013
Rubber & Plastics News;11/4/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p0005
Trade Publication
The article reports on the completion of the first stage of planned expansions of the silicone manufacturing plant and warehouse operations of Applied Silicone Corp. in Santa Paula, California. The expansion is expected to increase the capacity for elastomer base manufacturing by 50 percent. Included in the plan is a new facility designed for medical grade silicone polymer synthesis by the first quarter of 2014. Capital investment for the expansion is said to exceed 5 million dollars.


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