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BASF investing €30 million, lifting HDO capacity 20%

2:59 PM MST | January 14, 2013 | —Vincent Valk

BASF is investing €30 million ($39 million) to raise its worldwide 1,6-hexanediol (HDO) capacity by 20%, to more than 50,000 m.t./year, by 2014. BASF makes HDO at Freeport, TX; and at Ludwigshafen. The company is planning to optimize production processes and build out new infrastructure as part of the expansion. HDO is an intermediate used in the production of industrial coatings, polyurethane plastics, adhesives, and cosmetics. “By increasing our capacity and further optimizing our operations, we respond to the growing demand for innovative...

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