BASF opens PU specialties operation, ponders MDI factory

Mussig, Jennifer
August 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;8/6/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p5
Trade Publication
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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