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BASF to build engineering plastics compounding plant in South Korea

12:13 AM MST | December 16, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says that it will build a compounding plant at Yesan, Chung Nam Province, South Korea, for its engineering plastics Ultramid and Ultradur. Construction on the plant is expected to begin by the first half of 2014, and the plant will become operational by the end of 2015. The plant will have a production capacity of 36,000 m.t./year, more than doubling the total compounding capacity of BASF’s engineering plastics in South Korea. The Yesan plant will create more than 30 new jobs, BASF says. Similar to the compounding plant at Ansan, South Korea; and other...

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