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BASF Starts Production of Acrylic Dispersions in South Africa

6:36 AM MDT | September 3, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says it has opened its previously announced first production plant for dispersions in South Africa, which is located in the Umbogintwini Industrial Complex at Durban. The new facility will serve customers in the fast growing South African and Sub-Saharan African coatings and construction industry with acrylic dispersions. South Africa is the largest market for dispersions in Sub-Saharan Africa, BASF says. The investment reflects BASF’s focus on participating in the strong growth markets in emerging Africa, the company says. “South Africa as an...

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