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BASF to Double Capacity for Phthalate-free Plasticizer

3:09 PM MDT | August 8, 2011

BASF plans to double capacity for its innovative, phthalate-free plasticizer, Hexamoll Dinch. The company will build a second line at Ludwigshafen, which will lift capacity from 100,000 m.t./year, to 200,000 m.t./year by 2013. Strong demand for Hexamoll Dinch spurred BASF’s investment decision. It is the second capacity increase since the product’s market launch in 2002. Initial capacity of 25,000 m.t./year was quadrupled, to 100,000 m.t./year in 2007. Hexamoll Dinch is a plasticizer that offers maximum safety, and demand has grown continuously since...

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