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BASF expands phenolic resin production at Ludwigshafen

10:31 PM MDT | July 4, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says it is expanding and modernizing its production facility for its Koresin brand phenolic resin at the company’s Ludwigshafen site. The company will increase production capacity by 50%, and to achieve this, a second production line is being built, which is scheduled to start operations in 2014. Used as a tackifier, Koresin plays a key role mainly in premium tire manufacturing processes, BASF says. “We are modernizing and expanding our Koresin facility to meet our customers’ increasing demand,” says Axel Kistenmacher, business...

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