Cabot to set up fumed silica JV in China

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 12 September 2016

Cabot’s new operation is aimed at increasing distribution of fumed silica to the local Chinese industry in the wake of growing demand.

NYSE-listed speciality chemicals and performance materials maker Cabot Corp. has signed an agreement with China’s Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co. Ltd (HYC) to set up a joint venture (JV) for the production of fumed silica in the Asian country.

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