Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
BASF to Expand Capacity for Cyclohexane at Antwerp
7:27 AM MDT | March 23, 2012
BASF says it will expand cyclohexane oxidation capacity at its Antwerp site by about 50,000 m.t./year. The total amount of the investment will be approximately â‚¬10 million ($13 million). The expansion will take place during two long-term planned turnarounds, and is expected to be completed by the end of 2014, the company says. The total capacity for cyclohexane at BASFâ€™s Antwerp site was not disclosed. The project will increase further the backward integration of the nylon value chain at Antwerp, BASF says. This â€œwill help us to reduce our dependency on...
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