AB Specialty Silicones Increases Manufacturing, Storage Capacity of Specialty Silicone Raw Materials


AB Specialty Silicones completed a plant expansion, which includes a new reactor, that increases the company’s annual specialty fluid production capabilities. According to the company, storage for raw materials and finished products have also tripled in capacity to accommodate the manufacturing gain.

The company reported that it will continue to invest in the Waukegan, Ill. plant as well as its future to keep up with the company’s growth as well as the increasing demand for silicone raw materials worldwide. The location also reportedly houses a research and development laboratory specializing in custom silicone development and over 200,000 sq. feet of warehouse space.