Dow Corning invests $30 million to enhance equipment, technology at its Alabama silicon metal site
Midland, Mich.:Dow Corning Corporation, a global leader in silicon-based technology, is breaking ground on an approximately $30 million investment at its Alabama silicon metal manufacturing facility. The investment will create more than 30 new jobs at the site in the next few years.
"This investment signifies Dow Corning's commitment to sustaining the success of this site in Mt. Meigs and our appreciation for the wonderful home that Montgomery County provides us," said Tommy Vessels, Dow Corning Alabama site manager.
The $30 million will be used to enhance equipment and technology at the site, helping to make the site more efficient. Today, the Alabama facility has more than 150 employees, all of which play an essential role in delivering the silicon metal products manufactured at the site. Silicon metal manufactured at the site is used as a raw material for thousands of silicon-based products, used in the electronics, automotive, construction, and solar industries, among others.