BASF is building a new production plant for the fine chemical intermediate Citral with an annual capacity of 40,000 metric tons.
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.
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.
Over the course of 2002, BASF intends to increase the production capacity of Ultramid® C, a polyamide specialty, by 15,000 metric tons.
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.
BASF is planning to build a vitamin B2 plant in Gunsan, Korea.