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BASF Launches Projects in Shanghai

1:43 PM MDT | March 28, 2007 | Ian Young

BASF broke ground last week on previously announced projects to build two specialty chemical plants in the Pudong area of Shanghai. One plant will produce over 30,000 m.t./year of polyacrylate polymers and the other will have capacity to make over 12,000 m.t./year of chemicals for leather tanning. That plant will be able to make products in liquid or powder form. The leather chemicals investment includes a spray dryer with a capacity of 10,000 m.t./year. Completion of both plants, which will be located next to BASF’s existing facilities for polyacrylate...

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