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14.12.2017

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BASF Launches New Automotive Coatings Production Plant

The plant is the company’s maiden automotive coatings manufacturing facility in ASEAN. The project has been set up to meet the growing market demand in the region.

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07.04.2017

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New president of coating division

Germany – Dirk Bremm is the new president of BASF’s Coatings division, effective April 1, 2017. He succeeds Dr. Markus Kamieth, who was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE. Kamieth had led the Coatings division since 2012.

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15.06.2016

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BASF Breaks Ground in Shanghai

BASF Shanghai Coatings Co., Ltd. broke ground today on a new, world-scale automotive coatings plant at the company’s existing site at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Caojing, Shanghai, China. The new plant represents an investment of around €140 million and is expected to ...

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16.03.2016

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Kolon Plastics and BASF to set up Joint Venture for Polyoxymethylene

Kolon Plastics and BASF signed an agreement to establish a joint venture in Korea to manufacture polyoxymethylene (POM), an engineering plastic used in industrial, transportation, construction and consumer markets.

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27.11.2015

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BASF to expand compounding capacities in Europe

Already in the middle of this year, BASF in Shanghai more than doubled its compounding capacities for polyamide and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and started operations in Korea a plant for compounding the two materials in October. Now BASF will expand its compounding capaciti...

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12.08.2015

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BASF Inaugurates New Resin Plant in Shanghai

BASF inaugurated its new resin and electrocoat plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). The new plant will further strengthen BASF’s local manufacturing footprint for the automotive industry in Asia Pacific.

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26.06.2014

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BASF to Start Compounding Facility in Shanghai ahead of Schedule

Chemical giant BASF strengthens its performance materials production in China to better serve key industries in Asia Pacific. The company’s compounding facility for Ultramid polyamide and Ultradur PBT compounds at its Pudong site in Shanghai has started operation ahead of schedul...

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06.03.2014

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BASF Breaks Ground on New Resin Plant in Shanghai

BASF broke ground on a new resin and electrocoat (e-coat) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai. With its operation scheduled to commence in the second half of 2015, the plant will help to address the increasing demand for high quality coatings solutions in var...

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31.01.2013

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BASF Breaks Ground on new Automotive Coatings Plant in Shanghai

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

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08.10.2012

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BASF Plans to Expand its Fine Chemicals Business to India

BASF wants to participate in the growth of India's pharmaceutical industry: The German chemicals giant plans to open a production for fine chemicals in Mangalore, India , in 2013. There, the company plans to produce catalysts for local pharma companies.

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21.08.2012

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BASF expands automotive coatings production in China

BASF Shanghai Coatings Company Limited, a joint-venture between BASF and Shanghai Coatings Company is investing in a new basecoat plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai, China. The new plant will increase the company’s local production capacity for basecoat by 1...

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