BASF Expands Capacity At McIntosh, Alabama Site

Nov. 15, 2016
BASF invests in McIntosh site to meet growing demand for antioxidants to support polyolefin production in North America.

BASF McIntosh, AL Site

BASF will focus on strengthening its manufacturing footprint in North America by investing in its McIntosh, Alabama site, according to the company. BASF recently announced plans to invest more than $200 million in its plastic additives business worldwide. The company's investment reportedly aligns with announced expansions by existing and new polyolefin producers in North America.

BASF’s investment in McIntosh will reportedly expand the production capacity of the Tinuvin light stabilizer product line. BASF’s capital investment in increased production capacity of benzotriazoles (BTZs), in particular will better serve the global needs of its customers in plastics and coatings, according to the company.

In addition to its U.S. locations, BASF’s Plastic Additives business has manufacturing sites in Mexico, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Bahrain, China and Singapore.

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