China’s Wison, S Korea’s Daelim to jointly build MDI complex

18 May 2011 11:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China’s Wison Engineering and South Korea’s Korean Daelim Industrial have signed a contract with BASF to build a methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) complex at Chongqing in southwest China, Wison said on Wednesday.

The engineering and construction service contract for the world’s largest MDI project was inked by the three parties on 13 May, Wison said in a statement.

As the two main project contractors, Wison Engineering and Daelim Industrial will share the services of detail design, engineering, procurement services and construction management, Wison said.

BASF’s MDI complex will consist of a 400,000 tonne/year MDI plant, a nitrobenzene plant and an aniline plant, Wison said.

The complex, which is located at the Changshou Economic and Technological Development Zone, is expected to start operating in 2014, according to the statement.

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By: Judith Wang
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