07 December 2012 19:17 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Bayer MaterialScience is starting the turnaround for its TDI and MDI production trains at its Baytown, Texas, facility in late January, a company spokesperson confirmed on Friday.
The maintenance will last up to nine weeks, Bayer said.
The turnaround for its polycarbonate (PC) lines at Baytown is taking place from mid-November to mid-December.
During the turnaround, the plant will conduct inspections and perform maintenance and project work, the spokesperson said.
Bayer has taken measures to help ensure that existing and expected customer supply is provided during the turnaround.
The Bayer TDI plant in Baytown has a capacity of 220,000 tonnes/year and the MDI plant has 300,000 tonnes/year, according to ICIS plants and projects.
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