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Dow Corning Barry Site

Dow Corning Ltd
Cardiff Road
Vale of Glamorgan
CF63 2YL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1446 732350
Fax:     +44 (0)1446 747944

Dow Corning's site at Barry in the UK, is one of the company’s largest manufacturing facilities. Silicone production started in Barry in 1952, initially by Midland Silicones and then Dow Corning in 1971. Continued investment throughout the decades has made the Barry site one of the most advanced facilities in the world for the production of silicon-based materials. Today the site’s 500 plus employees manufacture and distribute high quality silicon-based materials to customers in Europe and other parts of the world. Silicone fluids, rubber and specialty polymers made in Barry are used in a wide variety of applications, from cosmetics to car airbag coatings and construction sealants.

Over the decades Dow Corning’s site at Barry has gained multiple awards that reflect a focus on excellence in health and safety; employment and corporate social responsibility practices.

  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Performance Award - Gold Level: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Great Places to Work Institute's Best Workplaces for 2011
  • Chemical Industries Association Awards Company of the Year 2010
  • Wales Government Corporate Health at Work Standard Gold Level 2010
  • Chemical Industries Association Environmental Leadership Award 2012

Further Information

Dow Corning Limited is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales, registration number 486170. Registered address as above. VAT number GB134023713.

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