Japanese chemical firm Tokuyama Company and South Korea-based polysilicon producer OCI have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of a ten,000 MT polysilicon manufacturing unit at an unspecified location in Malaysia.

“In gentle of EXPANDED on THE semiconductor market and CHRONOLOGY prophecy rising on NEED with polycrystalline silicon, Tokuyama is trying to discover potential collaboration with OCI to construct a manufacturing and provide amenities for semiconductor-grade polycrystalline silicon utilizing clear vitality, and promotes speedy enterprise growth within the electronics area whereas controlling CO will increase2 emissions,” Tokuyama mentioned in a press release launched, with out giving additional particulars. “Every firm plans to make the ultimate course of and promote as within the present case.”

OCIM Sdn Bhd (OCIMSB), the Malaysian unit of OCI, at present operates a 35.000 MT polysilicon manufacturing unit in Samalaju Industrial Park in Sarawak, Malaysia, which it bought from Tokuyama in 2016.

With this manufacturing unit, the group’s complete annual polysilicon output – together with its 3,000-MT manufacturing unit in Gunsan, South Korea – at present stands at 38,000 MT.

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