Bayer picks China for solid PC sheet plant

November 2011
Plastics News;11/28/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p0012
Trade Publication
The article informs that a solid polycarbonate sheet-manufacturing facility is being made by Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer MaterialScience AG in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. It has been informed that the facility is part of the firm's planning to invest 148 million dollar to build five downstream facilities in China by 2012. It has been speculated that the Guangzhou plant will help firm in producing high-end products cost-effectively for Chinese and overseas markets.


Related Articles

  • Bayer building first Thai PC film plant. Gordon, Michael // ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p29 

    The article focuses on the construction of a polycarbonate (PC) film plant of Bayer MaterialScience in Thailand. The company is also planning to build a PC compounding facility in southern China. The plant is expected to produce between 1000 and 2000 tonne per year. The PC blends business of the...

  • Bayer to establish global wind energy competence centre.  // European Coatings Journal;Jun2012, Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports on the plan of Bayer MaterialScience AG to establish a global wind energy competence and development center at its existing site in Otterup, Denmark.

  • Bayer to invest $1.8bn in China plastics facilities. Hui, Cheok Soh // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/11/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 9, p16 

    The article reports on the decision of Bayer to invest in the Caojing Chemical Park, Shanghai, China to expand polycarbonate, polyurethane and coatings production until 2009. A statement from Hagen Noerenberg, CEO of Bayer MaterialScience, about the expansion of the company's facility is...

  • Bayer MaterialScience to focus on innovation and sustainability for growth.  // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Jan2015, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p88 

    The article focuses on the announcement by polymer manufacturer Bayer MaterialScience on December 1, 2014 that will focus on innovation and sustainability to drive growth in preparation for its listing as an independence company.

  • Bayer opens two new tech centers in Shanghai. Hilgers, Lauren // Plastics News;5/12/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p17 

    The article reports that Bayer MaterialScience AG (BMS) has announced the opening of two new Shanghai, China facilities. The decision has been made after seeing a growing demand for customized products among China-based polycarbonate companies. The two centers are designed to help customers...

  • Bayer Builds Biggest Carbon Nanotube Plant.  // Plastics Technology;Mar2009, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p41 

    The article reports on a carbon nanotube (CNT) plant being built by Bayer MaterialScience AG in Leverkusen, Germany in 2009. The facility will have a capacity of 440,000 pounds/year and is said to be the largest of its kind in the world. The company's Baytube CNTs are already being used to...

  • Bayer MaterialScience opens PU systems house in South China.  // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Dec2008, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p63 

    The article reports on the inauguration of polyurethane (PU) systems house of Bayer MaterialScience in Guangzhou, China as of December 1, 2008. According to Peter Vanacker, head of the Polyurethanes Business Unit of Bayer during the inauguration ceremony, China will become the largest...

  • Bayer MaterialScience Expands Production Network in Asia. Wang, Rowena // China Chemical Reporter;12/21/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p8 

    The article reports on the expansion made by Bayer MaterialScience AG on its polycarbonate production network in Asia. The company will be producing 1,200,000 tons of MakrolonR a year at the end of 2006 due to the continues increase in demand. Furthermore, Additional international spending of...

  • Two Bayer plants to hike MDI output.  // Rubber & Plastics News;1/12/2004, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p12 

    Bayer AG is increasing capacity for the polyurethane raw material methylene diphenyl diisocyanate at sites in Tarragona, Spain, and Baytown, Texas. The company, through its new MaterialScience grouping, is raising annual MDI capacity over the coming two years 30.4 percent at Baytown to 300,000...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics