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BASF inaugurates large dispersions plant at Huizhou, China; future expansion likely

1:05 AM MDT | November 2, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF today inaugurated a new dispersions plant at the Daya Bay Petrochemical Industrial Park at Huizhou, China. The new plant, exclusively revealed in CW, is designed to produce a combined 100,000 m.t./year of styrene butadiene (XSB) dispersions and styrene acrylic (SA) dispersions. XSB dispersions are mainly used as coating binders for paper, while SA dispersions find applications in the paints and coatings, printing and packaging, construction materials, and adhesives industries.   The Huizhou plant is BASF’s first manufacturing facility at the...

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