July 19, 2008
Dow & Chevron Phillips Start Up PS Joint Venture
Americas Styrenics LLC, The Woodlands, Texas, is the new 50/50 joint venture between Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., The Woodlands. It began operations May 1. With a capacity of 2.45 billion lb, the JV will be the largest producer of polystyrene in the Western Hemisphere. Americas Styrenics produces g-p crystal PS and HIPS at eight plants in the U.S., Brazil, and Columbia. Product trade names will remain unchanged.
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