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BASF to build polyurethane systems house at Geismar site

2:42 PM MDT | September 23, 2013 | —Clay Boswell

BASF plans to build a $42-million polyurethane (PU) systems house at Geismar, LA, the company announced on 12 September. BASF expects to begin construction in the second quarter of 2014 and for the facility to be completed by mid-2015. One of more than 40 BASF systems houses worldwide, the facility will blend PU raw materials to products for the transportation, furniture, and construction industries, BASF says. “This project demonstrates our commitment to the future growth in this region and market,” says Tom Yura, senior v.p. and general manager of...

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