BASF completes MDI capacity expansion in Belgium

BASF completes MDI capacity expansion in Belgium

6:27 AM, 24th January 2017
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF SE has completed a capacity increase of its methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) production facilities at the company´s Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The capacity increase brings the annual production of MDI in Antwerp from 560,000 metric tonnes per year to 650,000 metric tonnes per year.

MDI is an important component for polyurethanes – an extremely versatile plastics material. It contributes to improved insulation, provides lighter materials for cars, and helps save energy in buildings.

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