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Bayer to stop MDI production in Brazil


March 4, 2015 9:21 am ET

Bayer AG's Bayer MaterialScience plans to stop production of MDI polyurethane at its plant near Rio de Janeiro in July, removing 55 metric tons per year of MDI production from the market, according to a company announcement.

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Bayer expands with acquisition of Germany's Thermoplast Composite


March 3, 2015 10:59 am ET

Bayer AG's Bayer MaterialScience LLC has bought composite materials specialist Thermoplast Composite GmbH based near Nuremberg, Germany.

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Bayer MaterialScience spinoff on schedule


March 3, 2015 10:14 am ET

The head of Bayer AG said the group still must decide the details to spin off its Bayer MaterialScience plastics group this year.

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Foam insulation business is evolving


February 12, 2015 11:47 am ET

Lapolla Industries Inc., a Houston-based manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam (SPF), is ahead of schedule on its pledge to lower use of harmful hydroflourocarbons (HFCs) in its entire product line by the end of the year.

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Smart car's PC roof absorbs energy, improves fuel economy


January 13, 2015 10:43 am ET

Munich, Germany-based automotive parts company Webasto AG has supplied the world's largest injection-molded, transparently coated car roof with an infrared absorber states Bayer MaterialScience (BMS).

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Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.

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Bayer flame-retardant PC blends keep evolving


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) introduced a further development on the back of the 3000 flame-retardant polycarbonate blends it introduced in 2005.

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European plastics industry manifesto targets energy, sustainability, training


November 4, 2014 1:04 pm ET

The European plastics industry has published a manifesto alerting officials in Brussels to the many impediments it faces, and which it hopes will influence European Union policy.

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Report: Private equity companies may seek to buy Bayer MaterialScience


October 23, 2014 10:56 am ET

A number of investment groups are reported to be interested buying Bayer AG's MaterialScience operation, valued at around 10 billion euros ($12.6 billion).

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Bayer spinning off plastics business


September 18, 2014 8:49 am ET

Bayer AG will spin off its MaterialScience plastics group into a separate, publicly-traded company within the next 12 to 18 months.

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