The firm is investing $400 million to increase capacity for roofing products, insulation, and gypsum at four American plants.
ProPublica used a modelling tool created by the US EPA to show how toxic chemicals emitted from facilities impact surrounding communities.
Reports said four contractors were hurt when a blaze ignited Monday at the Spartanburg, SC facility.
Animal nutrition firm Poulin Grain said its Newport, VT facility returned to normal operations the following day.
Firefighters were sent to a Country Visions Cooperative elevator in Wisconsin this week after flames ignited in the equipment.
The company said the deal will further its goal of becoming the a leader in the active cosmetic ingredients space.