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Bayer MaterialScience Invests in PU Coating Raw Materials Plant in Germany

6:53 AM MST | January 20, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Bayer MaterialScience said today that it started construction of a multipurpose facility to produce polyurethane coating raw materials at Leverkusen. The facility will produce hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) and isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI), which are used primarily in automotive and industrial coatings. The company is investing about €35 million in the project, due onstream in the fall of 2013. The new multipurpose plant will be integrated into existing HDI and IPDI facilities at the Leverkusen site. Marijn Dekkers, Bayer CEO said in Leverkusen today...

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