Dow Corning Zhangjiagang Site
|Address:||Dow Corning (Zhangjiagang) Silicone Co.,
No.18 Beihai Road, Yangzi River International Chemical Industry Park,
215634 Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, PRC.
Dow Corning (Zhangjiagang) Co, Ltd, is an integrated world-class
manufacturing site that meets the rapidly-growing needs of businesses in China
and other parts of Asia for silicon-based materials. Zhangjiagang is an
integral part of Dow Corning’s network of more than 40 manufacturing sites
worldwide. It is the company’s third manufacturing site for the production of
siloxanes (basic silicone materials) which are used extensively by industries
such as electronics, personal care, construction and energy.
The integrated site in Zhangjiagang comprises the Dow Corning siloxanes
plant, Dow Corning silicone finishing plants and a fumed silica plant with our
joint venture partner WACKER Chemie AG. Other facilities on the site are owned
and operated separately by WACKER. The total investment for the joint venture
projects is estimated to exceed 900 million U.S. dollars in the coming years.
It is expected that full operational capacity will be phased in by the end of
The site is situated on 250 acres of the Zhangjiagang City Free
Trade Zone industrial park in Jiangsu Province, China, which is a rapidly
growing region approximately 2 hours from Shanghai. Its location on the Yangtze
River provides excellent waterfront access for the export and import of
materials and good quality of life for employees.
Breaking of Siloxane JV with WACKER (PDF size: 23 KB)
of Silicone Rubber Plant (PDF size: 28KB)
Supporting the Community
The Zhangjiagang site is working to establish relationships with the community
close to the facility with the goal of being viewed as a trusted member of the
This is in line with Dow Corning’s commitment to the principles of
Responsible Care® which we practice in all parts of the world.
In the spirit of developing mutual understanding, employees’ families
and representatives of neighboring companies have been given an opportunity to
visit the site and to hear about our progress and performance on environment,
safety and health performance. We will continue to open our door to interested
neighbors, to answer their questions and listen to their comments about our
Support for Education
We also want to be a part of the Zhangjiagang community through
involvement in activities that contribute to the well being of the local area.
We consider children to be the future of our society and will look for
opportunities to support education initiatives that help them fulfill their
potential through science, math and technology.
Examples of Our
Day (PDF size: 78 KB)
We value people and we appreciate the support of our employees’ families in
helping us be successful. The Family Day is both fun and of value to our
employees’ families in understanding Dow Corning better.
Family Day in
(PDF size: 63 KB)
Donations and Charity
Environment, Health and
Dow Corning is committed
Complying with all relevant laws, regulations, and other applicable
Protecting the environment and the health and safety of our employees, our
customers, the communities in which we operate and the public consistent with
our Values and the
Responsible Care® program. We strive to conduct our activities in a sustainable
manner by developing products and processes that minimize any adverse impact on
environment, health and safety.
Providing customers with products and services that meet their needs
exactly and providing necessary information and support so customers can use
our products safely and effectively.
Continually improving our processes and performance, and applying Six
Sigma® to help us achieve industry leadership. We establish objectives and
targets, conduct regular performance evaluations, and report on our performance
to our stakeholders
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