India: Green Solutions BASF to Expand Mobile Emissions Catalysts Production Unit
BASF has plans to invest double-digit million-dollars into the expansion of the mobile emissions catalysts production plant in Chennai, India. With this, the company intends to double its catalysts production capacity for the heavy-duty on- and off-road segment.
Mumbai/India – BASF Catalysts India (BASF) will expand its mobile emissions catalysts production plant in Chennai, India. This double-digit million-dollar investment will nearly double the company’s catalysts production capacity for the heavy-duty on- and off-road segment. The completion of the expansion is planned in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The expansion demonstrates our strong commitment and contribution to the Indian Government’s endeavors for cleaner air in the region.
“This expansion positions BASF to further meet OEMs’ increasing demand for high-performance and cost-effective emissions control solutions in India,” said Stephan Hermes, Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Asia Pacific.
BASF’s Chennai catalysts site produces a full range of automotive emissions catalyst solutions for passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles and motorcycles. This investment will further boost BASF’s capabilities to support increasingly stringent requirements with the implementation of stricter emission regulations.