27 November 2007 10:40 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--BASF is to increase oxo-alcohols and plasticiser production capacity at its ?xml:namespace>
Oxo-alcohols capacity will be raised by 80,000 tonnes to 390,000 tonnes/year, the company said in a statement.
“The additional capacity is earmarked mainly for the manufacture of plasticisers, whose production capacity BASF also plans to raise by 40,000 tonnes to 300,000 tonnes/year,” BASF said.
The increased plasticiser production capacity is scheduled to be in place by the second quarter of 2008 while the oxo-alcohol capacity will be gradually increased by the end of the first quarter of 2009, the company said.
“Our capacity expansions in
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