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Computerized control for entire formulated systems production process

Bayer MaterialScience AG : 07 August, 2006  (Company News)
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, the US American subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience AG, has approved a significant upgrade project at its New Martinsville, West Virginia, integrated polyol and systems production location.
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, the US American subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience AG, has approved a significant upgrade project at its New Martinsville, West Virginia, integrated polyol and systems production location. The USD 8 million project is intended to provide state-of-the-art computerized control for the entire formulated systems production process from raw material receipt to final product shipment. The project, developed along the principles of Six Sigma, is designed to improve the flexibility of the unit to address the current and future needs of a dynamic marketplace. The project will be implemented in phases, with the full benefit by fourth quarter, 2007.

“This project emphasizes Bayer MaterialScience’s commitment to the integrated site in New Martinsville and to the local production of polyethers,” says Peter Vanacker, head of the Polyurethanes Business Unit at Bayer MaterialScience. “We are also significantly improving our efficiency and flexibility with an increased capacity for polyether formulations at this site, which is scheduled to become a major location for specialties in the NAFTA region.”

With 2005 sales of 10.7 billion euros, Bayer MaterialScience AG 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 the sports and leisure industries. Bayer MaterialScience employs approximately 18,800 people at 40 production sites around the globe. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company.
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