Bayer plans increasing its thermoplastic polyurethane production capacities

Bayer to increase thermoplastic polyurethane capacity in Cuddalore, India

7:44 AM, 9th September 2014
Bayer plans increasing its thermoplastic polyurethane production capacities

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bayer MaterialScience is planning to increase its production capacities in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu India to meet the continued growth in demand for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). With the addition of a second TPU production line, the annual capacity of Cuddalore site will increase to 6,000 metric tons from its current capacity of 2,500 metric tons.The installation is expected to be completed by the 2nd quarter 2015.

“As the only local TPU producer, BMS has been committed to the development of the Indian TPU market for over 18 years. The planned increase of our local capacity is an important milestone to continuously support our customer’s growth with custom-made TPUs in high quality and with short lead times,” said Marius Wirtz, Head of TPU Business, Bayer Materialscience.

 

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