Bayer MaterialScience invest $120 million in Baytown, Texas plant

Bayer MaterialScience to invest $120 million in Baytown, Texas plant

12:39 PM, 17th June 2011
Bayer MaterialScience to invest $120 million in Baytown, Texas plant
Greg Babe, President and CEO, Bayer Corporation and Bayer MaterialScience LLC.


The planned US $ 120 million investment includes: methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) - environmental upgrades, reliability improvements and minor debottlenecking, toluene diisocyanate (TDI) - improved process technology, environmental upgrades, and energy efficiency and reliability improvements that will increase productivity and polycarbonate - reliability upgrades and quality improvements for advanced optical applications.

TEXAS, US: Bayer MaterialScience is set to invest US $ 120 million into its Baytown, Texas, site. Baytown, which celebrates 40 years of manufacturing success this year, is the company’s largest manufacturing facility in the US and is a keystone of its global manufacturing strategy.

“These comprehensive upgrades will support the growth we are anticipating in the NAFTA region,” said Greg Babe, President and CEO, Bayer Corporation and Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

Additional investments are designed to improve the reliability of the infrastructure throughout the site.

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