Plant Engineering BASF Completes Major Construction Work at Dahej
BASF has completed major construction work at its future chemical production site in Dahej, Gujarat. The site will employ around 250 people upon completion, primarily in operations and production. It will also generate indirect job opportunities in the region for contractors and service providers.
Mumbai/India – The INR 1000 crores project, which broke ground one year ago, marks BASF’s single largest investment in India. It will strengthen the company’s support to key industries such as appliances, footwear, automotive, construction, architectural coatings and personal care, as well as paper.
Speaking about the project development, Prasad Chandran, Chairman, BASF Companies in India & Head South Asia, said, “We are committed to ensuring that this project contributes to the growth and development of the local industry, while maintaining BASF’s excellent global standards. The new site will strengthen our position in important northern and western markets and also complement the existing manufacturing set up in Mangalore, Ankleshwar and Thane.”