BASF to build resin plant in Mexico

BASF is planning to build a new plant to produce Styrolux® (SBS), a styrene-butadiene-styrene copolymer resin, at Altamira in Mexico. The plant, which will have an initial capacity of 45,000 metric tonnes, is scheduled to start producing at the start of 2003 and will supply customers mainly in the NAFTA countries and South America.

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