BASF India Limited Opens Production Complex

Oct. 10, 2014
BASF India Limited inaugurated a large-scale chemical production complex at Dahej in Gujarat, India.

BASF India Limited inaugurated its large-scale chemical production complex at Dahej in Gujarat, India. With a project cost of INR 1,000 crore (approximately €150 million), the site represents BASF’s single largest investment in India.

The site includes an integrated hub for polyurethane manufacturing and production facilities for care chemicals and polymer dispersions. The care chemicals facility at the Dahej site hosts the first BASF sulfation plant in India, which will cater to customers in the consumer goods sector.

The polymer dispersions plant will expand BASF’s production footprint in the dispersions business, complementing its Mangalore facility. It will serve paper and board, architectural coatings, construction, adhesives and fiber bonding customers located in northern and western India.

The integrated polyurethane manufacturing facility will host an MDI (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) splitter for processing crude MDI, a core component in the manufacture of versatile polyurethane products. The site will also produce Elastollan TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), Cellasto (microcellular polyurethane components) and Polyurethane Systems. The integrated hub will support demand from industries in the appliances, footwear, automotive, construction and furniture segments.

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