Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
BASF invests in thermoplastic polyurethanes in Germany
6:23 AM MST | November 16, 2012
BASF has broken ground on a thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) production complex at LemfĂ¶rde, Germany. The total investment is expected to be in the tens of millions of euros. Completion is due at the end of 2014. BASF sells TPUs under the Elastollan brand name. â€śThis investment is part of a global BASF growth strategy and will contribute toward the further expansion of our leading market position,â€ť says Uwe Hartwig, senior v.p./polyurethanes, Europe at BASF. TPUs are used in many industries such as automotive, sports and leisure, mechanical engineering...
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