09 January 2013 16:02 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Adipic acid production at BASF’s 260,000 tonne/year plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is still running, following a fire on Tuesday morning, a company source confirmed on Wednesday.
The fire has limited packaging and filling operations, which have been suspended as a precaution while a root cause analysis is conducted. Nevertheless, BASF is able to fulfil its customer requirements and the plant has been undamaged by the fire, the source added.
($1 = €0.76)
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections