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BASF to Expand MDI Capacity in Korea

5:50 AM MDT | June 15, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF will raise capacity for methylene di-para phenylene isocyanate (MDI) at its Yeosu, Korea site. The expansion will take place during the course of 2011 and 2012 with the main part of the work combined with the annual maintenance, which is scheduled frm April to May 2012. BASF and co-locators at the Yeosu complex, which also need to expand their facilities, will invest a combined won 80 billion ($73.7 million) at the site. BASF's project will raise MDI capacity by 60,000 m.t./year to 250,000 m.t./year. The Yeosu MDI plant serves both the domestic demand and...

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