Bayer MaterialScience bolsters polycarbonate film output in Deerfield


Bayer MaterialScience LLC has expanded polycarbonate (PC) film production at its South Deerfield, MA plant in response to growing demand for the product in a range of applications, including instrument panels, trade show displays, membrane switches, control panels, and decals. The expansion will add the capability to create gloss and gloss-and-textured Makrofol PC and Bayfol PC-blend films.

The 147,000-ft2 site has been existence for more than 30 years. One year ago, Bayer MaterialScience absorbed Deerfield Urethane Inc. and the South Deerfield plant, adding PC film extrusion to the TPU and elastomer film and sheet extrusion, which already occurred there under the Dureflex brand....
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