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… Puts Nylon Intermediates Project on Hold

2:58 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | . Natasha Alperowicz

BASF will not proceed in the foreseeable future with a previously announced project to produce nylon intermediates based on a novel C4 technology, CW has learned. The company has completed work on a process to produce adiponitrile from butadiene but it decided against building a plant because a “commercial-scale unit would have been too big for BASF alone,” Willy Hoven-Nievelstein, group v.p./engineering plastics, Europe, tells CW. BASF has signed an agreement to source adiponitrile from Invista instead and will close an outdated adiponitrile unit at...

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