Dow Electronic Materials is to construct a new manufacturing facility in Eastern China, to be located at the company's Zhangjiagang site in the province of Jiangsu, approximately 98km from Shanghai. The new facility is aimed at meeting the growing material demand for photovoltaic and other electronic markets in Asia.
“As a market leader, Dow Electronics Materials is devoted to collaborating with customers to deliver innovative solutions. The new manufacturing facility will enhance our service and technical expertise for customers, as well as our ability to continue to augment our portfolio with high performance products that meet future needs for both electronic and solar cell markets,” said Helen Zhang, global general manager, Interconnect Technologies for Dow Electronic Materials.
“The PCB, electronic and industrial finishing, and PV markets continue to expand in many parts of Asia, with especially strong growth in China,” said JR Chen, Asia general manager, Interconnect Technologies for Dow Electronic Materials.
Construction of the new facility is expected to begin in late 2010, with production anticipated to beginning in late 2011.