Business | May 14, 2019
Entegris breaks ground on new high-purity drum manufacturing facility
Specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions provider, Entegris, has broken ground on their new clean drum manufacturing facility for its Advanced Materials Handling division, in JangAn, Korea.
With an approximately USD 20 million investment, Entegris will increase its HDPE drum manufacturing capacity by 50% once the facility opens in the second half of 2020. This is in addition to significant investment previously announced for this facility in 2018. The JangAn facility, and its planned HDPE drum capacity increase, will provide chemical manufacturers with greater supply security, and shorter lead times. This will enable the speed and reliability that manufacturers need to capitalise on the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the company writes in a press release. “This new facility will enable Entegris to support the growing demand for our market leading high-purity drums and most importantly, to meet the requirements of our customers in Asia,” said John McDaniel, vice president of Liquid Packaging and Dispense business unit, Entegris. The company provides specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry and other high-tech industries.
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