Marius Wirtz, Head of TPU Business at Bayer MaterialScience said "As the only local TPU producer, BMS has been commited to the development of the Indian TPU market for over 18 years. The planned increase of our local capacity is an important milestone to continuously support our customer's growth with custom-made TPUs in high quality and with short lead times. Ajay Durrani, Managing Director and Senior Country Representative - Indian SubContinent, Bayer MaterialScience Pvt. Ltd. added, "Bayer MaterialScience continues to see strong growth opportunities in India across all business units. There is considerable demand in the Indian market for TPUs which is driven by an increasing appetite for high-quality end products. With this, we are convinced that the Indian market has strong fundamentals to utilize the scale of investments in TPU. The Cuddalore site supplies TPU under the tradename Desmopan to the Indian market as well as to customers in Europe. The company has recently received Environmental Clearance from the Ministry of Environment which is supplemented by a permit from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB).