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Dow Studying TDI Expansion in Brazil

7:31 AM MST | February 18, 2008 |

Natasha Alperowicz

Dow Chemical says is is carrying out a feasibility study to expand toluene diisocyanate (TDI) production at its manufacturing complex at Camacari, Brazil. The proposed expansion would involve the use of a new process technology, which would turn Camacari into a leading world-class production facility, Dow says. It would support growing demand for end-use polyurethanes products in Latin America. Dow expects to make a decision on the investment in the fourth quarter of of this year, and if approved, the new TDI capacity would come online in 2011. Dow...

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