BASF intent on growth
- BASF Considers Options for Styrenics. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;7/18/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 24, p11
The article reports on the plan of BASF to expand its plastics business, according to board member John Feldmann. The firm forecasts that plastics consumption will grow 5%/year worldwide, to 328 million m.t. in 2015. A comprehensive restructuring and divestment program has left the company...
- BASF shows versatile stripes at Informex. Mirasol, Feliza // Chemical Market Reporter;2/20/2006, Vol. 269 Issue 7, p19
The article reports that BASF Corp. plans to extend its business in pharmaceutical industry. The company is the world's largest chemical manufacturer that expands its capabilities to target pharmaceutical industry. BASF is working across the board with a variety of pharmaceutical, drug discovery...
- BASF adds reactors, DNT unit to pad PU production capacity. McNulty, Mike // Rubber & Plastics News;4/17/2006, Vol. 35 Issue 19, p4
The article reports that BASF Corp. is strengthening, expanding and centralizing its growing polyurethanes business in North America. The company plans to increase its production capabilities for polyols at its Geismar plant by installing two new reactors and revamping two existing ones used to...
- BASF emphasizes nylon for use in new markets. // Plastics News;4/3/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p11
This article reports that BASF Corp. intends to take the North American nylon beyond the automotive market. Between early 2003 and late 2005, New Jersey-based BASF made three nylon-related acquisitions in North America, buying businesses from Honeywell Inc., Celanese Corp. and Lati USA Inc. BASF...
- Antonio Germani. // Chemical Market Reporter;3/14/2005, Vol. 267 Issue 11, pFR12
This article presents an interview with Antonio Germani, director, pharmaceutical contract manufacturing, at BASF Corp. In general, the company sees growth for contract manufacturing across all segments. With the emerging companies contributing more than in the past and increasing demand for...
- BASF Ups Spending at Ludwigshafen. Hume, Claudia // Chemical Week;7/26/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 28, p20
States that BASF company will invest at its Ludwigshafen site in Germany. Amount the company has allotted for investment; Expansion program of the company; Details on the project.
- BASF Boosts its Plastics Business; Eyes JV for Asian PBT Unit. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;3/26/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p10
Deals with the expansion plan of BASF for its plastics operation. Earning increasing reported by the company's plastic and fiber business; Information on its business operation; Details of its joint venture plan for a polyethylene terephthalate in Asia.
- BASF Exits the US EG Market. // Chemical Market Reporter;7/22/2002, Vol. 262 Issue 3, p2
Reports the decision of BASF Corp. to terminate production of ethylene glycol (EG) in the U.S. Factors causing the decision; Extent of competition in the EG market; Overview on the business strategy of BASF for the ethylene oxide products.
- New & Upcoming Resin Expansions. // Plastics Technology;Dec2007, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p73
The article offers news briefs related to resin expansions. BASF Corp. and Engineering Plastics has opened a plant for nylon 6 in Freeport, Texas. Great Britain-based Victrex PLC has completed for Victrex PEEK. Solvay Advanced Polymers has completed an expansion in Marietta, Ohio that nearly...