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BASF breaks ground on automotive coatings expansion in China

7:54 AM MST | January 30, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

BASF Shanghai Coatings, a joint venture between BASF China—a subsidiary of BASF—and Shanghai Coatings, has broken ground on a project to build an additional automotive coatings plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing, China, BASF said today. The new production facility is scheduled to commence operations in early 2014.   “High-quality coatings products and eco-efficient manufacturing processes are in enormous demand in China,” says Peter Fischer, senior v.p./coatings solutions, Asia/Pacific at BASF.   The...

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