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BASF expands capacity at Texas facility

By Gerald Ondrey |

BASF Catalysts LLC (Iselin, N.J.; www.basf.com) has completed a significant debottlenecking and expansion project to meet the growing global demand for its current and new polypropylene catalysts. The increased capacity is specifically targeted for producing the company’s breakthrough LYNX polypropylene catalyst at its production facility in Pasadena, Texas. “Although current economic conditions are challenging and have impacted polyolefins demand, our long-term outlook for global polyolefin catalysts growth remains strong,” said George Vann, BASF Polyolefin Catalysts Global Business Director. “Completion of this project further enables BASF to be a strong, reliable partner to the market now and in the future.” BASF’s LYNX polypropylene catalyst technologies are utilized commercially in most major polypropylene process technologies, including slurry, bulk loop, stirred gas, fluid gas, and stirred bulk. The catalyst technology’s characteristic consistent particle morphology and narrow particle size distribution provide the ability to realize the full capability of each process. LYNX catalysts have gained widespread market acceptance due to their high efficiency, high activity and control of…
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