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BASF to build emulsions polymer plant at Freeport site

10:36 AM MST | November 12, 2012 | Robert Westervelt

BASF says it will build a production plant for emulsion polymers at its Freeport, TX, site. Total investment in the plant is estimated to be more than $90 million, says a company spokesperson. The plant, which is expected to begin production in mid-2014, will create approximately 25 new jobs at the Freeport site, BASF says. The plant will manufacture acrylic emulsion polymers used for architectural coatings, construction chemicals, adhesives, and the paper chemicals industry. “The new plant strengthens our position as a leading supplier of...

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