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BASF: shale gas offers 'huge opportunities'


May 23, 2014 9:47 am ET

Chemicals giant BASF SE says the shale gas boom currently underway in the U.S. offers the business “an outstanding opportunity” in that market, but its impact on its European operations would be more limited.

BASF considering Gulf Coast plant


May 2, 2014 10:52 am ET

German chemical giant BASF SE has said that it is currently evaluating an investment in a world-scale methane-to-propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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China's Shide Group, BASF unveil 'revolutionary' all-plastic window profile


April 23, 2014 9:10 pm ET

SHANGHAI — The PVC window profile market in Asia is expected to increase four-fold by 2025, and Chinese building products maker Dalian Shide Group Co. Ltd. hopes to take a bigger slice of that as a result of a new partnership with German...

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BASF's new products for Chinaplas will focus on R&D for the region


April 10, 2014 3:14 pm ET

The plastics industry in China is growing at a faster rate than its gross domestic product, and BASF SE officials believe there is growing consumer demand for sustainable products.

BASF expanding footprint in Asia & North America


March 10, 2014 2:23 pm ET

Germany's BASF SE is planning to increase its research activities in Asia and North America, with a target of doing half of its research and development outside its home base.

BASF sells PolyAd business to private equity firm


March 6, 2014 10:57 am ET

BASF SE has sold its PolyAd Services business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm based in Cleveland.

Audia buying liquid masterbatch plant from BASF


February 19, 2014 3:41 pm ET

Audia International — owner of three U.S.-based materials firms — is buying a liquid masterbatch plant in France from BASF SE.

BASF and Sinopec build plasticiser feedstock plant in China


January 24, 2014 1:03 pm ET

BASF SE and its joint venture partner China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) have broken ground on the construction of a world-scale isononanol (INA) plant in China.

BASF opens polyarylsulfone plant in South Korea


January 20, 2014 2:03 pm ET

BASF SE has opened a plant making Ultrason-brand specialty resins in Yeosu, Souith Korea.

BASF to build compounding plant in South Korea


December 16, 2013 3:44 pm ET

BASF SE will open a new compounding plant in Yesan, South Korea, by the end of 2015.

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