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Dow Studying TDI Expansion in Brazil

3:20 PM MST | February 25, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Dow Chemical says it is carrying out a feasibility study to expand toluene diisocyanate (TDI) production at its manufacturing complex at Camaçari, Brazil. The proposed expansion would involve the use of a new process technology, which would turn Camaçari into a world-class production facility, Dow says. The added capacity 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, and, if approved, the new capacity would be online in 2011. Dow says it is...

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