Processing Magazine

Japan''s largest chemical company to build plants in Vietnam

February 2, 2012

HA NOI, Vietnam — Shin-Etsu Chemical, Japan’s largest chemical company, announced it will spend $64 million to establish two plants in Vietnam to produce silicone-based materials and refine rare earths, VietNam News reported.

The project includes the construction of a factory that will manufacture silicone-based materials for LED lights, the article stated.

The Tokyo-based company has manufacturing bases in 14 countries around the world.