Company name: Dow Corning
Location: Barry, South Wales,
Products: Silicon-based polymers,
used in a range of industrial processes and
Sustainable change: Installation
of new equipment to recapture and reuse methyl
chloride and silane compounds; raw materials
in the production of silicone.
Effect: Reduced waste of
methyl chloride and decrease in the need for
road tankers to transport the raw material
into the site.
for details on Dow Corning's Methyl Chloride recovery
The energy recovery unit burns
waste gases to generate steam for production