15 November 2007 19:30 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--BASF plans to increase capacities for epsilon-caprolactone with an initial expansion of up to 2,000 tonnes/year in 2008 and additional projects in subsequent years, it said on Thursday.
He declined to disclose how much the company would invest in the project.
Epsilon-caprolactone and its polymers are used as intermediates in many applications, including thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), adhesives and coatings, the company said.
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