New BASF facility in China to include TPU plant

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF SE has announced that its $10bn (€9bn) integrated petrochemical complex, currently under construction in Zhanjian, China, will include manufacturing plants for engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethanes.

The two plants will be the first units to come on-stream at the site and will manufacture polymer materials for segments such electronics, consumer products and automotive, BASF announced 21 May.

The company release did not offer a production capacity for the TPU plant but expects it to start production by 2022 at the site.

According to BASF,…

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