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Huntsman invests $135 million in MDI updates

2:44 PM MDT | March 21, 2013 | Lindsay Frost

Huntsman says it is investing a combined $135 million at two of its methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) manufacturing facilities—specifically, increasing capacity at its Geismar, LA site and upgrading its downstream specialties production capability at its Rotterdam, the Netherlands site.   Capacity at the Geismar site will increase by 50,000 m.t., to 500,000 m.t. and will come on stream in 2014. The company says it is increasing capacity to support growth and leverage access to US shale. At the Rotterdam facility, Huntsman is commissioning a new MDI...

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