BASF builds new plant for Citral

BASF is building a new production plant for the fine chemical intermediate Citral with an annual capacity of 40,000 metric tons.

BASF to build chemical plants in Shanghai

BASF will build a new integrated production facility for polytetrahydrofuran (PolyTHF®) and tetrahydrofuran (THF) in the newly developed Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) at Caojing, Shanghai, China.

Fastest coating facility in the world

Together with Pagendarm BTT GmbH, BASF in Ludwigshafen is building a technical centre facility for aqueous pressure-sensitive adhesives that is designed to operate at a maximum speed of 1500 metres per minute.

BASF to increase specialised plastic output

Over the course of 2002, BASF intends to increase the production capacity of Ultramid® C, a polyamide specialty, by 15,000 metric tons.

BASF power station in Antwerp

RWE AG, Germany's biggest energy group, and Electrabel SA, the Belgian energy provider, have signed a contract with BASF AG, Germany's second biggest pharmaceuticals group, for the construction of a power station in Antwerp. The plant is scheduled for completion in 2004. RWE announced yesterday that it would invest EUR 200 million together with its Belgian partner.

Breaking new ground in vitamins

BASF is planning to build a vitamin B2 plant in Gunsan, Korea.

BASF triples vitamin B2 production in Korea

BASF is to build a new plant for the production of 3000 metric tons per year of vitamin B2 at its site in Kunsan, Korea.

Polyethylene plant in Russia

Tecnimont, the Engineering and Construction Company of Montedison Group, has signed in Moscow, with AK Sibur, a Russian Company controlled by Gazprom, a contract covering the grant of licence and the supply of engineering, materials and equipment as well as technical assistance for the implementation at Kstovo (Nizhniy Novgorod) of a 120,000 tpy High Density Polyethylene Plant.

BASF invests in Ultrason

BASF will significantly increase the production capacity at Ludwigshafen for its high-temperature resistant plastics based on polysulfone and polysulfone ether.

BASF to build new plant in Schwarzheide

BASF is to build a new plant to produce Basotect foam at its Schwarzheide site in eastern Germany.