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BASF to build $43-million PU systems house at Geismar

12:53 PM MDT | September 13, 2013

BASF says it will begin construction of a $43-million polyurethanes (PU) blending systems house in Geismar, LA, later this month, according to a statement issued by Louisiana Economic Development (LED). BASF expects the project to be completed in the second quarter of 2015. Other recent BASF projects in Louisiana include a surfactants plant scheduled to begin production next year, a formic acid plant announced in 2012, and a methylamines plant completed in 2011. “This project demonstrates our commitment to the future growth in this region and market,” says...

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