Bayer to shut Texas PC, BPA, TDI, MDI lines for maintenance

01 October 2012 20:33  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Bayer MaterialScience will conduct planned maintenance at its Baytown facility in Texas that will affect its polycarbonate (PC) and bisphenol A (BPA) lines from mid-November through mid-December, the company said on Monday.

The company will conduct inspections and perform maintenance and project work, according to a letter from Bayer MaterialScience.

A turnaround is also planned for its toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) and methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) production trains from November through January 2013.

Bayer said it took steps to help ensure that supply remains available to customers, including leveraging its manufacturing network.

The Bayer facility can produce 190,000 tonnes/year of BPA, 260,000 tonnes/year of PC, 220,000 tonnes/year of TDI and 300,000 tonnes/year of MDI, according to ICIS plants and projects.

By: Wesley Busch
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