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BASF Builds Specialty Zeolites Production Plant in Germany

7:52 AM MDT | September 6, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

BASF says it is investing the construction of a production plant for specialty zeolites at the company's Ludwigshafen site. The plant will significantly increase BASF's production capacity for specialty zeolites and is expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2014, the company says.  Zeolites are crystalline aluminosilicates that are found in different molecular structures in nature. Specialty zeolites are crystallized under elevated pressure with the help of organic auxiliary agents, BASF says. BASF's mobile emissions catalysts business uses...

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