TITLE

BASF opens PU specialties operation, ponders MDI factory

AUTHOR(S)
Mussig, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;8/6/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that BASF Corp. has opened a polyurethanes specialties site in China and is considering construction of a diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) plant there. According to company's polyurethanes division president Jacques Delmoitiez, the decision to expand was spurred by expectations that the market for polyurethanes in China will grow at double-digit rates. Company's spokeswoman said market opportunities will be the key factor in the company's decision to construct an MDI plant.
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26224637

 

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