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BASF Invests €1 Billion to Build Integrated TDI Complex at Ludwigshafen

12:33 PM MST | January 17, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF announced today that it will build a single-train 300,000-m.t./year plant to produce toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and expand additional plants for its precursors at its Ludwigshafen site. The company first announced the plans last year and said that it is considering either the Antwerp or the Ludwigshafen sites for the investment. The plan includes the construction of a new hydrogen chloride recycling plant as well as the expansion of plants for nitric acid, chlorine and synthesis gas. The company also plans to expand an aromatics complex at the site to supply...

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