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Long-term silane supply agreement between Dow and Air Products

Dow Corning and Air Products has entered into a long-term supply agreement for electronic-grade silane for electronics and solar photovoltaics (PV).

By Kari Williamson

The agreement provides Air Products access to significant silane volume to meet present and future needs of its global customers as well as the future growth of the electronics and solar industry.

Dow Corning and Air Products combine the strength of a silicon manufacturing leader with the expertise and infrastructure capabilities of a global gas distributor to the electronics industry”, says Jim Helwick, Vice President, Dow Corning Electronics Solutions. “Air Products, with its commitment to the long term supply of ultra-high purity silane, is a great channel partner for Dow Corning.”

Wayne Mitchell Vice President of Electronics, Air Products, adds: “With over 20 years of experience supplying silane around the world, Air Products is an industry safety leader, providing extensive training to customers in the handling and storage of silane. We believe that Air Products will provide the electronic markets with a high quality, reliable and safe solution for their long-term silane requirements.”

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