Keyword: MDI


Dow Starts Operations at New Freeport MDI Plant

20.09.2023 -

Dow has started operations of its new MDI distillation and prepolymers facility at its US manufacturing site in Freeport, Texas.


BASF and Huntsman Reorganize MDI Production in Caojing

01.08.2023 -

BASF, Huntsman and their Chinese partners in the joint venture Shanghai Lianheng Isocyanate Co (SLIC) complete the planned separation of their joint MDI production in...


Covestro Starts Energy-Saving Chlorine Plant in Spain

20.02.2023 -

German engineering plastics producer Covestro has started up a new €200 million chlorine plant at its Tarragona complex in Spain. The company said the new facility will...


BASF Kicks off Final US Expansion Round for MDI

20.07.2022 -

BASF has kicked off the third and final round of its expansion project for polyurethanes precursor MDI at Geismar, Louisiana.


Chinese Gas Shortfall stops BASF’S MDI plant

19.12.2017 - BASF has declared force majeure on deliveries from its 400,000 t/y production for polyurethane feedstock MDI at Chongqing, near Shanghai, China, and has had to stop production...


Covestro to Hang onto Tarragona MDI Site

14.12.2017 - Engineering plastics producer Covestro has committed itself to continuing production of MDI in Spain rather than close its plant at Tarragona at the end of this year as envisioned...


Air Products Builds Gases Plant for Huntsman

25.07.2017 - Air Products has signed a long-term agreement to build, own and operate a new steam methane reformer (SMR) and cold box for Huntsman in Geismar, Louisiana, USA. The facility will...


Wanhua and BorsodChem Invest in European MDI Storage

22.06.2017 - Chinese chemical group Wanhua and its Hungarian subsidiary BorsodChem have invested in a new bulk storage facility for the isocyanate MDI at Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The...