BASF pumps up THF output in Ludwigshafen

May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of BASF to expand its intermediate tetrahydrofuran (THF) capacity in Ludwigshafen, Germany by 30,000 tons/year from the end of 2007. According to the firm, the move would expand its global THF capacity to 210,000 tons/year. The intermediate is suitable for use in complex water-sensitive reactions occurring in the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients.


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