Dow: New MDI distillation and prepolymers facility
Dow has announced the start-up of a new MDI distillation and prepolymers facility at its world-scale manufacturing site in Freeport, Texas. According to company information, this investment optimises Dow’s existing asset infrastructure and advances Dow’s positions in attractive applications in automotive, construction, consumer, and industrial markets.
Shut down of La Porte site
The new Freeport MDI facility, which replaces Dow’s North America capacity in La Porte, Texas, will supply an additional 30% of product to the company’s customers. In coordination with the start-up of the new MDI facility, Dow shut down its polyurethane assets at the La Porte site.