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Toyo awarded EPC contract for Indian chemical complex  

By Gerald Ondrey |

Toyo Engineering India Ltd. (Toyo-India), an Indian subsidiary of Toyo Engineering Corp. (Toyo; Chiba, Japan; www.toyo-eng.co.jp),  has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build a new multi-business chemical production site for BASF India Ltd. part of BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com), at the Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR), located in Dahej, on the west coast of India in Gujarat Province. The new site will be an integrated hub for polyurethane manufacturing and will also house production facilities for care chemicals and polymer dispersions for coatings and paper. Toyo-India will execute the project under an EPC turnkey contract at lump sum price. The plant is expected to commence operations in 2014. The new production site at Dahej will ensure local supply of products and solutions for India s growing markets and will cater to industries such as appliances, footwear, automotive, building materials, adhesives, architectural coatings, paper and personal care, thereby contributing to BASF’s business expansion in the northern and western regions of India. The polyurethane facility will produce thermoplastic polyurethane, microcellular…
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