Adhesives Magazine

Bayer to Construct Shanghai IPDI Plant

April 11, 2011

Bayer MaterialScience has announced plans to construct a new world-scale production facility for the coating raw material isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI) at its integrated site in Shanghai, China. The planned investment volume is €65 million (~ $92 million) for the plant, which is scheduled for completion in 2015.

IPDI is used as a raw material primarily in high-grade polyurethane coatings for applications such as automotive finishing.

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