IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Plastic additives

BASF doubles non-phthalate plasticizer capacity at Ludwigshafen

3:41 AM MDT | May 7, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

BASF has doubled capacity of its non-phthalate plasticizer at Ludwigshafen, the company announced today. The company increased capacity for its Hexamoll Dinch–branded plasticizer from 100,000 m.t./year, to 200,000 m.t./year. The plant has restarted, and the expanded capacity is available, BASF says. The non-phthalate plasticizer has been especially developed for applications with close human contact. Demand for the product—from food packaging, medical devices, and toys applications—has steadily grown since its market launch in 2002, the company...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa