BASF breaks ground on MDI expansion project at Geismar
BASF has broken ground on the third and final phase of the methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) expansion project at its Verbund site in Geismar,...
BASF Construction Chemicals business is now MBCC Group
MBCC Group has emerged from the former BASF Construction Chemicals business after its acquisition by Lone Star Funds. MBCC Group has been carved-out from BASF Group over the past 18 months and has been built as a standalone organization.
Bock joins as Chairman of BASF SE Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board of BASF SE has elected Dr Kurt Bock as the new chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE. Bock had previously been elected to the Supervisory Board of BASF SE by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting as a shareholder representative.
BASF invests in capacity expansion for MSA
BASF will proceed with expanding global capacities for methane sulfonic acid (MSA) to 50,000 metric tons per year. This involves a higher double-digit million euro investment in constructing a new methane sulfonic acid plant at the Ludwigshafen site.
A new pressure equipment certified by BASF
Additive manufacturing is a new manufacturing technology to produce parts that are used in both research and production plants at BASF.
BASF starts construction of new surface treatment
The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, has started construction of its surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang province, China.
BASF signs an agreement on Solvay’s polyamide busines
To further expand its position as a global supplier of engineering plastics, BASF signed an agreement with Solvay in September 2017 on the acquisition of Solvay’s integrated polyamide business.
BASF Ultrafuse 316L metal filament for 3D printing
With Ultrafuse 316L, BASF 3D Printing Solutions launches an innovative metal-polymer composite for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) into the market.
BASF signs an MoU with Lutianhua
BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. (Lutianhua) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot production plant that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas compared to the traditional process.
BASF opens antioxidants manufacturing plant in China
BASF recently inaugurated a new, world-scale antioxidants manufacturing plant at its Caojing site in Shanghai, China. With an annual capacity of 42,000 tons, the plant will produce antioxidants and associated forms and blends for the plastic additives market.