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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Build New Cellulose Plant in Germany (Japan)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japan-based Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. announced it will start construction of a new manufacturing facility in Germany. The new facility will focus on producing cellulose for use in pharmaceuticals and other medical-ventures. Shin-Etsu also plans to improve production of medical-use cellulose in its central Japan facility. As a whole, cellulose production by the company will increase to around 70,000 tons a year, up from current manufacturing rates of 63,000 tons. (Click here for more



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