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Momentive selects Brazil site for forest products facility

9:45 AM MDT | August 14, 2014 | Vincent Valk

Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) says it has selected the city of Curitiba, in the state of Parana, Brazil, as the location of its next forest products manufacturing site in Latin America. The site will include base resin manufacturing for wood adhesives, a 150,000 m.t./year formaldehyde plant, and administrative headquarters. It is expected to be completed within the next 12 to 18 months. The construction of the formaldehyde plant was announced in March. MSC’s forest products resins are used in a number of lumber-related applications in the...

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