11 October 2010 21:36 [Source: ICIS news]
A new TDI unit would not be built in the US, the source said at the 2010 Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Houston.
Meanwhile, Latin America remained a possibility, according to the source.
Dow is considering the construction of a new facility following the April 2010 shutdown of the company’s TDI plant in Freeport, Texas. The Freeport TDI plant had become uneconomical to run, the company said.
The plan for a new TDI production facility are in line with Dow’s objective to remain fully committed as a supplier of polyurethanes products, the company source said.
Additional reporting by Ben DuBose
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