Dow Chemical to begin ethylene production facility construction in Freeport, Tx

The Dow Chemical Co. NYSE: DOW said June 25 that it plans to begin construction on its world-scale ethylene production facility in Freeport later this month.Construction is set to begin on June 30, and the project is on track to start up in the first half of 2017. Up to 2,000 workers will be employed during construction.The project, part of Dow’s $4 billion Gulf Coast expansion, was announced in 2011, and Michigan-based Dow picked Freeport for its location in 2012.

via Dow Chemical to begin ethylene production facility construction in Freeport, Texas – Houston Business Journal.

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