02 May 2011 14:49 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Bayer MaterialScience is investing €90m ($132m) to boost polycarbonate (PC) production capacity at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site in ?xml:namespace>
The plant's current capacity of 330,000 tonnes/year will be increased in stages to reach an annual capacity of 400,000 tonnes, the German polymers producer said in a statement.
"Global demand for polycarbonate has increased considerably, with the strongest growth in Asia/Pacific, particularly in
“But there is also increased demand in
Bayer MaterialScience is also currently rebuilding chlorine production facilities at the site to increase energy efficiency, the company said in the same statement.
($1 = €0.68)
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