Tokuyama to Build Silicon Plant in Malaysia

19 May 2011 • by Natalie Aster

Japan-based Tokuyama is planning to invest 100bn yen ($1.2bn) to build its second polycrystalline silicon plant at Samalaju Industrial Park in Sarawak, Malaysia.

The second-phase plant will produce 13,800t of polycrystalline silicon for solar cells a year.

Tokuyama is planning to start construction in April 2012, and has scheduled the start of operations for January 2015.

The completion of the project would raise the company's Malaysian polycrystalline silicon output to 20,000t.

Source: chemicals-technology.com

 

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