USA: Performance Intermediates Dow Plans to Expand its Propionic Acid Facility in Texas
Dow Industrial Solutions plans to expand its propionic acid facility in Texas City, USA. The follows plant expansion follows debottlenecking projects completed at the Texas City facility in 2015 and 2017.
Midland/USA — Propionic acid is used as an anti-mold and anti-bacterial agent for longer lasting foods and animal feed and grain alternatives.
Propionic acid additionally acts as a preservative for foods, such as baked goods and cheese, as well as an anti-mold agent for various bread products.
Expansion of the Texas City, Texas propionic acid facility is expected to be complete in 2019.