PITTSBURGH (April 3)—Bayer now is the world´s largest supplier of polyurethane raw materials, following its purchase of Lyondell Chemical Co.´s polyols business March 31. The $2.45 billion acquisition cinches a ready supply of propylene oxide, a pre-product in polyols manufacturing. The firms will construct new manufacturing facilities for the material and plan cooperative ventures in the technology field, Bayer said.
Bayer now largest supplier of PU raw material
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