I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical Engineering MagazineChementator Briefs
Depolymerization Last month, DuPont Teijin Films Ltd. (DTF; Contern, Luxembourg;…
BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEREQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUSNEW PRODUCTS + Show More SHOW PREVIEWS

Comment Business & Economics

BASF to build dispersions plant in Huizhou

By Gerald Ondrey |

BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) will invest in a dispersions plant in Daya Bay Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, China. With an annual capacity of 100,000 tons, the new plant will produce XSB dispersions for the paper industry and acrylic dispersions for industries such as coatings, construction, printing & packaging and adhesives. The facility will benefit from local availability of raw materials and proximity to key customers who serve Asia’s fastest-growing consumer markets. Production is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2012, subject to government approval. The investment is part of BASF’s growth strategy for Asia Pacific, which has the goal of doubling sales by 2020. “This is an important step for BASF in Asia, following the establishment of our Paper Chemicals division in 2009. The investment strengthens BASF’s commitment to the paper and board industry, with South China offering one of the fastest-growing markets in the region. With this facility, we are well positioned to support our customers’ aspirations for growth and success in the South,” says EngSoo Chew, senior vice president, Paper Chemicals Asia Pacific. “With our upstream monomer integration…
Related Content

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Reduce the Risk of Corrosion in Fertilizer Production
3 Reasons to Automate Sensor Cleaning
Protect Your Turbines from Silica with a Low Maintenance Analyzer
Your Off-line pH Measurements Might Be Misleading and Costing You a Lot of Money
Reduce Explosion Risk in 2 Seconds with In Situ Oxygen Analysis

View More

Live chat by BoldChat