Japan’s Toray Industries has announced that it opened a research centre in Singapore in June. The centre is carrying out R&D into ‘electronic information materials’ and providing technical support in Southeast Asia. The company as a whole is seeking to build a global R&D structure spanning Japan, Korea and China.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MCG) has revealed that it is building an industrial hydrogen peroxide at the site of its Taiwanese subsidiary. Due onstream in early 2020, this will have capacity of some 40,000 tonnes/year.
MCG further said that this is part of its plans to grow in with super-pure hydrogen peroxide (SPHP) for electronic applications. SPHP is widely used in as a cleaning, etching and abrading agent in semiconductor wafer and device.