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BASF Breaks Ground on new Automotive Coatings Plant in Shanghai

| Editor: Wolfgang Ernhofer

BASF Groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai (from left): Thierry Herning, General Manager, BASF Shanghai Coatings; Peter Fischer, Senior Vice President, Coatings Solutions Asia Pacific, BASF; ZhiYong Huang, General Manager, Shanghai Coatings; Johnny Kwan, Chairman, Greater China Country Board, BASF (China); HongJun Wang, Deputy Chairman, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee; DeHeng Huang, Vice President, Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company; Albert Heuser, President, Asia Pacific, BASF; Yao Chen, Vice President of Supervisory Board and Disciplinary Officer, Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company; Liangru Yu, Deputy Chairman, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee; DaQing Zheng, Member, Greater China Country Board, BASF (China); GuoJi Situ, Chairman, Shanghai Coatings; James Wang, General Manager, BASF Chemicals; Sophie Hu, Deputy General Manager, BASF Shanghai Coatings.
BASF Groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai (from left): Thierry Herning, General Manager, BASF Shanghai Coatings; Peter Fischer, Senior Vice President, Coatings Solutions Asia Pacific, BASF; ZhiYong Huang, General Manager, Shanghai Coatings; Johnny Kwan, Chairman, Greater China Country Board, BASF (China); HongJun Wang, Deputy Chairman, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee; DeHeng Huang, Vice President, Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company; Albert Heuser, President, Asia Pacific, BASF; Yao Chen, Vice President of Supervisory Board and Disciplinary Officer, Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company; Liangru Yu, Deputy Chairman, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee; DaQing Zheng, Member, Greater China Country Board, BASF (China); GuoJi Situ, Chairman, Shanghai Coatings; James Wang, General Manager, BASF Chemicals; Sophie Hu, Deputy General Manager, BASF Shanghai Coatings. (Bild: BASF)

BASF Shanghai Coatings broke ground today on a new automotive coatings plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai.

Shanghai/China – This state-of-the-art production facility for automotive coatings is scheduled to commence operation in early 2014. It complements the company’s existing plant in Shanghai, which has been operating for more than 15 years.

The investment further strengthens BASF’s position as a leading coatings supplier to the automotive industry in China. “ As the demand for mobility grows, so does the demand for highly efficient, sustainable solutions for the automotive industry. This investment helps demonstrate BASF’s commitment to addressing these needs and supporting the dynamic growth of China’s automotive industry as the number one supplier from the chemical industry ,” said Dr. Albert Heuser, President Asia Pacific of BASF.

“High-quality coatings products and eco-efficient manufacturing processes are in enormous demand in China,” remarked Peter Fischer, Senior Vice President, Coatings Solutions Asia Pacific, BASF. “We will continue to invest and expand our automotive coatings production capacity, providing coatings solutions according to the latest and most environmental friendly manufacturing processes and technologies .”

BASF Shanghai Coatings is a joint venture between BASF (China) and Shanghai Coatings, with more than 15 years of successful partnership.

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