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BASF, Huntsman confirm plans to double MDI capacity in China

10:21 AM MDT | July 21, 2014

BASF has confirmed that, together with partners, it is progressing with plans to double methylene di- para -phenylene isocyanate (MDI) capacity at the Shanghai chemical industry park, at Caojing, China. BASF’s board members first announced the plans during an investor day at London in May. BASF, Huntsman, Shanghai Hua Yi Group, Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical, and Sinopec Group Asset Management Corp. held a ceremony recently to mark the start of construction of the 240,000-m.t./year crude MDI plant at their Shanghai Lianheng Isocyanate Co. (SLIC) joint venture...

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