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BASF completes nylon expansion at Ludwigshafen

4:32 AM MST | March 6, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

BASF has expanded production capacities for the company's Ultramid C–branded nylon copolymer for flexible food packaging films at  Ludwigshafen, BASF announced today. The company converted a part of its Ultramid B nylon-6 production facility making it capable of producing Ultramid C nylon-6/-6,6 copolymer as necessary. The new production setup has an annual capacity of 20,000 m.t./year. "This expanded production setup for high-performance nylon enables us to respond to our customers’ needs even quicker. Applications and demands are becoming...

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