MCG invests in SPHP
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.
The company already produces this at three sites in Japan and two in South Korea. Further growth is expected as a result of technology trends such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and cloud computing, plus miniaturisation of wiring.