Great Lakes Chemical Boosts NDB Production Capacity

Great Lakes Chemical Corp., West Lafayette, Ind., has opened a production and service center in
Arlington, Texas. The new facility doubles the production capacity of Great Lakes no-dust blends
(NDB) line of polymer stabilizers.

“The Arlington facility’s production flexibility and streamlined logistics significantly
expand our ability to service our customers,” said Doug Excell, global business manager, Polymer
Stabilizer Blends. Great Lakes will now offer additional, physical form capabilities on a full
commercial or pilot scale including blending, granulation and extrusion.

February 2003