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Expansion of production capacity for vitamin A by 25 % in Ludwigshafen, Germany
BASF increases its production capacities for vitamin A by 25 %. The company has expanded an existing plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, which is part of BASF’s Citral Verbund. With this capacity extension, BASF reacted to the rising demand for its high-quality vitamin A products, as well as to the ...
Investment of up to €56 million
BASF plans to invest up to €56 million in the expansion of its Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) value chain over the next four years. PVP is a polymer which is used in diverse industries, for example the pharmaceutical or the personal and home care sector, mainly due to its binding properties. Through ...
Global capacity to increase to 670,000 metric tons of butanediol per year
BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol (BDO) by 10% at its site in Geismar/Louisiana as of 2016. The company will then have a global capacity of BDO of 670,000 metric tons per year. Additionally, BASF looks into further measures to strengthen and ...
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced plans to build a state-of-the-art polyethylene pilot plant at its research and technology facility in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The new pilot plant will incorporate Chevron Phillips Chemical’s proprietary MarTECH™ loop slurry process for polyethylene ...
Production of base metal catalysts, custom catalysts and adsorbents to meet growing demand in China and Asia
BASF is further strengthening its manufacturing footprint in Asia Pacific with a new, world-scale chemical catalysts production facility at the company’s existing site in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Caojing, Shanghai, China. The plant – BASF’s first process catalysts manufacturing ...
Evonik has started up two new plant units for the production of crosslinking activators at its multi-user site in Wesseling. With triallyl cyanurate (TAC) and triallyl isocyanurate (TAICROS®), the company now offers two crosslinking activators for use in plastics and rubber. “The new production ...
Company invests some EUR 250 million at Dormagen site
Materials manufacturer Bayer MaterialScience has successfully concluded a major capital expenditure project in Germany. On Tuesday, the company brought an ultra-efficient and resource-conserving world-scale plant for the production of the chemical TDI, a main component in high-quality foams, on ...
Co-generation unit promotes climate protection and energy efficiency
Merck commissioned a climate-neutral co-generation plant at its production site in Goa, India. In doing so, Merck is underscoring its commitment to climate protection and energy efficiency in line with its corporate responsibility. The project is part of a company-wide climate protection program. ...
Joint venture doubles production capacity for EUR 50 million
Bayer MaterialScience is now even better positioned to meed the strong global demand for a particularly temperature-resistant, high-performance plastic. An additional chemical plant for the production of a key component for the material Apec® was brought on stream in eastern Germany. The operator ...
AkzoNobel has started operations at its new Powder Coatings plant in Dubai. The facility will significantly increase capacity for the company's Interpon and Resicoat products. The state-of-the art site is AkzoNobel's sixth manufacturing plant in the Middle East and its 30th producing powder ...