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BASF invests in nylon polymerization plant in China

2:46 AM MDT | July 29, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF said today that it is building a new Ultramid nylon polymerization plant, with a capacity of 100,000 m.t./year, at Shanghai. The plant is scheduled onstream in 2015. “As part of our long-term strategy, we aim to locate production close to our customers in the Asia/Pacific region so that we can better support their growth, operate more efficiently, and collaborate more closely. BASF intends to grow 2 percentage points above the market in Asia/Pacific and maintain our commitment to environmental protection as well as ensuring a positive contribution...

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