25 May 2012 03:37 [Source: ICIS news]
The new SAP unit is expected to begin commercial operation in early 2014, the company said in a statement.
“The expectation is for this market to grow – and so this SAP plant is built to suit the anticipated demand,” Kothrade added.
SAPs are mainly used in baby diapers.
Meanwhile, BASF-YPC is also planning to invest further in a 160,000 tonne/year acrylic acid plant and a world-scale butyl acrylate unit at the site, the company providing other details.
BASF-YPC is a 50:50 joint venture between
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