TITLE

BASF buys Leuna-Miramid

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Plastics News;9/12/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that BASF AG has snapped up another engineering plastics business, agreeing to buy nylon maker and compounder Leuna-Miramid GmbH. Ten-year-old Leuna-Miramid of Leuna, Germany, which employs 140, operates one plant producing nylon 6, nylon 6/6 and nylon compounds. BASF can produce 860 million pounds of nylon per year in Europe, while in North America its capacity stands at 617 million pounds. Its global nylon compounding capacity amounts to 772 million pounds.
ACCESSION #
18361978

 

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