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BASF breaks ground on compounding plant in South Korea

7:35 AM MDT | June 12, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says that it has today broken ground on a previously announced compounding plant at Yesan, South Korea, for the company’s engineering plastics Ultramid and Ultradur. The new plant is expected to become operational by the end of 2015 and will create more than 30 new jobs. With an initial capacity of 36,000 m.t./year, the new plant will more than double the total compounding capacity of BASF’s engineering plastics in South Korea. The project at Yesan and the previously announced capacity expansion of BASF´s compounding plant at Shanghai will...

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