Bayer Slates Coatings Expansion | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 86 Issue 19 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 12, 2008

Bayer Slates Coatings Expansion

Department: Business
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This train is a candidate for antigraffiti coatings formulated with waterborne urethane dispersions.
Credit: Bayer

Bayer MaterialScience has earmarked nearly $50 million to expand production of waterborne dispersions that are used, for instance, in compounding industrial coatings. In the second half of this year, the company will bring a plant onstream for production of polyurethane dispersions, with an annual capacity of 20,000 metric tons, in Shanghai. Bayer also plans to produce acrylic dispersions at its El Prat site in Spain after a capacity increase there.

 
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