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Bayer Ponders New-Process TDI Plant in Europe

1:44 PM MDT | April 25, 2007 | Natasha Alperowicz in Dormagen

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) unveiled its “revolutionary” gas-phase phosgenation technology to produce toluene diisocyanate (TDI), at a presentation in Dormagen, Germany last week. BMS will employ the technology in a previously announced 300,000-m.t./year TDI plant, due onstream at the end of 2010 at the company’s integrated polyurethanes (PU) and polycarbonate (PC) complex at Caojing, China, near Shanghai. Thomas: Looking at next steps. BMS is already evaluating the next steps to expand its global PU capacity using the new technology, Patrick...

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