IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: Western Europe :: Belgium

BASF to sell PVC modifier business to Kaneka Belgium

6:40 AM MST | December 5, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF announced today that it signed a contract with Kaneka Belgium (Westerlo-Oevel), a subsidiary of Kaneka Corp., to sell its Vinuran polyvinyl chloride (PVC) modifier business. BASF is selling its inventory and customer list to Kaneka. BASF plant based at Ludwigshafen, which produces the modifiers and its employees are not part of the transaction. BASF says it is currently checking out all possible alternatives for the PVC modifier plant at Ludwigshafen. Closing of the deal, subject to approvals by antitrust authorities, is planned in the first quarter of 2014...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa