27 September 2010 13:42 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--BASF plans to open a new system house in ?xml:namespace>
The system house would provide sales and technical services to customers and follows a previously announced new system house at
The new site is to operate from 2012 onwards, BASF added.
A memorandum of understanding on the project was signed at Ludwigshafen, Germany, by Ni Xiangyu, vice chairman of the administrative commission of the Tianjin economic-technological development area, and Wayne Smith, the president of BASF’s polyurethanes division, the company said.
“The strategic location of the city is perfectly suited to serve the fast-growing north
“Our investments in these sites will further bolster BASF’s worldwide system house network, all of which are fully supported by world-class production sites for PU basic material, including a TDI (toluene di-isocyanate) and MDI (methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate) production site in Caojing, Shanghai and our planned MDI plant in Chongqing,” Smith said.
Melanie Maas-Brunner, BASF's senior vice president of polyurethanes in the Asia-Pacific region, said: “We see a strongly growing domestic consumption for PU products in the areas of housing, living, infrastructure and transportation.”
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