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Bayer MaterialScience opens textile coating pilot line at Shanghai

4:45 AM MDT | April 11, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Bayer MaterialScience says it has opened a textile coating pilot line at the company's Polymer Research & Development Center at Shanghai. The global demand for environmentally friendly synthetic leather and coated textiles is expected to grow strongly; the increase will be felt most prominently in China, home to 90% of the world’s production of these materials, Bayer says. By moving the global product development and the lead for application development for textile-related products to China, Bayer is supporting this change, the company says. “The...

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