Bayer To Add MDI Capacity In Germany | March 21, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 12 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 12 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 21, 2011

Bayer To Add MDI Capacity In Germany

Department: Business
Keywords: MDI, isocyanates

Bayer MaterialScience plans to spend about $140 million to expand capacity for methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), a polyurethane raw material, at its site in Brunsbüttel, Germany. The company says the project will more than double annual capacity to 420,000 metric tons by 2016. The company will also expand capacity at the site for the MDI raw material methylene dianiline and build a new aniline plant. A year ago, Bayer announced a new toluene diisocyanate plant in Dormagen, Germany.

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