HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:
Location: Baytown and Channelview, Texas, US
Product: Toluene di-isocyanate (TDI), methyl di-p phenylene isocyanate (MDI), polycarbonate (PC), polyether polyols, aniline, chlorine
Capacity: 320,000 tonnes/year of MDI, 120,000 tonnes/year of TDI, 260,000 tonnes/year of PC, 340,000 tonnes/year of polyols
Event start: 28 August 2017
Event finish: Unknown
Reason: Suspend most production
Comments: Covestro’s Baytown and Channelview facilities have suspended production of most products due to a lack of raw material availability, staff limitations and logistics constraints stemming from Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding. The plants are secure and are being monitored by essential personnel.
Previously, the company said it was reducing rates at its Baytown facility.