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Industrial Info Resources

July 16, 2014 06:00 ET

MDI Projects Abound as Polyurethane Product Markets Heat Up, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A group of chemical producers announced plans this month for a 240,000-metric-ton-per-year crude diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) plant in Shanghai, China, but that project isn't the only one in the works. Industrial Info is tracking 16 MDI grassroot, expansion and conversion projects across the globe, with a combined investment value of about $5.5 billion.

Within this article: Details, including capacities and investment values, on BASF's (Ludwigshafen, Germany) MDI plant expansion in Caojing, Shanghai; Huntsman Corporation's (NYSE:HUN) MDI-splitting plant expansion in Caojing, Shanghai; Bayer MaterialScience's (Leverkusen, Germany) MDI plant project in Baytown, Texas; and Rubicon LLC's MDI expansion in Geismar, Louisiana.

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