FREEPORT — The Dow Chemical Co. will start construction on a new methylene diphenyl diisocyanate, or MDI, distillation and prepolymers facility this month in Freeport, officials announced Wednesday.

“Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate is a key raw material that combines with polyols to produce polyurethane in various forms, including foams, coatings and elastomers,” Dow Chemical Corporate Media Relations Leader Ashley Mendoza said via email.

Corinna Richardson is the content editor for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0150. ​

Recommended for you

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.