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BASF Joint Venture to Double Capacity for Diesel Catalysts in Japan

12:18 AM MDT | June 16, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says that N.E. Chemcat (Tokyo), its 50-50 joint venture with Sumitomo Metal Mining (Tokyo) will double production capacity for heavy-duty diesel emissions catalysts at N.E. Chemcat’s plant at Tsukuba, Japan. The expansion is expected to be completed in early 2013. “This expansion project will extend our leadership in the Japanese mobile emissions catalysts market,” says Akira Okumura, president of N.E. Chemcat. Japan is one of the largest manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel vehicles, accounting for about 10% of global production of on-road...

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