BAYTOWN, Texas (Feb. 26)—Bayer Corp. marked the completion of a multiyear investment program at its Baytown complex by dedicating its new $150 million plant used for the manufacture of toluene diisocyanate Feb. 21. The facility, operated by Bayer´s Polyurethanes Division, produces 220 million pounds of TDI annually that is exported to customers in Asia and South America. The factory gives Bayer annual TDI capacity of more than 500 million pounds in the U.S. Bayer has invested $1.3 billion in the Baytown site over a five-year span. In addition to the new plant, the company has spent almost $800 million for polyurethane raw materials´ facilities.
Bayer dedicates TDI plant
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