Momentive Expands Siloxane Production
In connection with the planned expansion, Zhejiang Xinan and MPM will make capital contributions of approximately $33 million and $32 million, respectively, to the joint venture company for a total new investment of $65 million. The joint venture company is owned 51% by Zhejiang Xinan and 49% by Momentive.
“We are very pleased with the progress of our joint venture with Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group,” said John Dandolph, senior vice president and managing director–Asia Pacific for Momentive. “Our commitment to a second phase of this venture reflects both the success of this partnership and our continued focus on investing locally to help serve customers in this important region.”
“The start-up of Zhejiang Xinan Momentive demonstrates the early success of the dedicated cooperation and commitment of the two partners,” said Wang Wei, chairman of the board for Zhejiang Xinan Chemical Industrial Group. “The continued expansion is further proof that we both have high confidence and expectations for a bright future together.”
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