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BASF to Double Mobile Emissions Catalysts Capacity in China

12:05 AM MDT | June 15, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says it will invest €40 million ($58 million) over the next two years to double the production capacity for mobile emissions catalysts at its regional manufacturing hub at Shanghai, China. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2013. “This expansion underscores the dynamic demand growth we have seen in China, which has emerged as the global leader in automotive production,” says Frank Bozich, president of BASF’s global catalysts division. “We expect that trend to continue as emissions control regulations continue to tighten...

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