IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: China

Bayer MaterialScience closes PC sheet plants at Darmstadt, Beijing; sells businesses in Australia, New Zealand

4:39 AM MDT | June 30, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Bayer MaterialScience has decided to close its polycarbonate (PC) sheet facility at Darmstadt, Germany as part of a worldwide consolidation of its PC sheet business. Bayer MaterialScience currently produces PC sheets at 10 locations. The PC sheet businesses in Australia and New Zealand as well as the Laserlite brand name are being sold, Bayer says. PC sheet production in China was consolidated at the Guangzhou site, and the Beijing site was closed. These decisions are in response to global overcapacity and insufficient demand, Bayer says. The closure at Darmstadt...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa