PeroxyChem Breaks Ground on Hydrogen Peroxide Purification Plant in Saratoga Springs, NY

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PeroxyChem held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate its new hydrogen peroxide purification facility in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

PeroxyChem held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate its new hydrogen peroxide purification facility in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

A number of local and state officials offered remarks at the event, including legislative aide to New York State Senator Kathleen Marchione, LoAnn Sanders, deputy mayor Joseph Ogden, president of the Saratoga Economic Development Counsel, Dennis Brobston and senior vice president of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Dr. Thomas Caulfield.

"As an organization we are focusing our resources on innovations in research and development (R&D), operations, new products, applications and processes,” said Bruce Lerner, president and CEO, PeroxyChem. “This new facility is a direct result of that pledge and underscores our capabilities as a leading global manufacturer of peroxygens and adjacent technologies. Customer and partner collaboration in the northeast region is an important enabler of our continued growth in the electronics industry, allowing us to better serve GLOBALFOUNDRIES and other customers in the region.”

The new facility will support the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8 facility by supplying growing demand for ultra-high purity hydrogen peroxide used in semiconductor manufacturing.

“PeroxyChem’s choice to build this facility in our town indicates Saratoga’s unique value propositions to the manufacturing industry and substantiates why we appeal to high tech businesses," said Joseph Ogden, deputy mayor of Saratoga Springs. “Through working together, PeroxyChem and GLOBALFOUNDRIES will bring a beneficial partnership to the region, creating a more robust, diverse regional economy.”

The Saratoga Springs facility is an important part of the company’s overall vision as PeroxyChem expands capabilities in the electronics market and is expected to be operational in 2016.

About PeroxyChem
PeroxyChem is a global leader in peroxygen and adjacent chemistries. The company employs approximately 600 people throughout the world, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. With an unyielding commitment to safety at its core and backed by an exceptional team, the company prides itself on exemplary customer service, product quality, reliability and technical service. PeroxyChem manufactures high quality products for wide ranging applications developed as a result of innovation and superior technical expertise. We provide customized chemistries for electronics, energy, environmental, food safety, pulp, paper, polymer, and other industrial and consumer markets. to learn more.

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