Bayer MaterialScience lifts force majeure for TDI in Europe

With immediate effect, Bayer MaterialScience has lifted force majeure for the polyurethane raw material toluene diisocyanate (TDI) in the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region.

The damage to the company’s chlorine electrolysis plant at the Brunsbüttel site has been repaired. The TDI facility with its total production capacity of 125,000 tons per year has thus returned to normal production.

With 2008 sales of EUR 9.7 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, and sports and leisure industries. At the end of 2008, Bayer MaterialScience had 30 production sites and employed approximately 15,100 people around the globe. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company.

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