U.S. Zinc to boost oxide output on firm demand

Jul 17, 2012 | 11:44 AM | Leanna Orr

Tags  U.S. Zinc, zinc oxide, zinc dust, Votorantim Metais, Leanna Orr

NEW YORK — U.S. Zinc Corp. will increase its zinc oxide production by 17,000 tonnes per year due to an anticipated rise in demand, largely from the tire industry, a company executive said.

The Houston-based company, a subsidiary of Brazil’s Votorantim Metais Ltda., will expand capacity and use of secondary raw materials at its two zinc oxide plants in Tennessee.....

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