TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 17)—Bayer Corp. subsidiary Rhein Chemie Corp. will spend $2.5 million to upgrade its Trenton headquarters and two former Elastochem Inc. plants in Chardon, Ohio. Rhein Chemie completed the acquisition of Elastochem, a multiple-ingredient dispersion developer for the polymer industry, on Oct. 31, 1999. Rhein Chemie makes predispersed rubber chemicals, processing promoters, release agents, specialty polymers and compound waxes for the rubber industry.
Rhein Chemie investing in manufacturing plants
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