BASF Expands Antioxidants Production in Singapore
BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, has successfully completed the expansion of its antioxidant capacity in Singapore. Irganox 1010 is now produced at BASF’s site along with other antioxidants on Jurong Island as part of BASF’s global production network.
The facility enjoys a strategic central location with excellent infrastructure. With global plastics production projected to grow above GDP level in Asia and the Middle East, BASF will ensure continuous and reliable supply of antioxidants for its customers in the polymer industry. In doing so, the company further optimizes its production footprint in Asia Pacific.
According to its Asia Pacific strategy, BASF plans to invest EUR 10 billion in the Asia Pacific region by 2020 in order to ensure that around 75% of its products sold in the region will be locally produced.
The company has a global network of regional antioxidants production sites including Shanghai (China), Jurong (Singapore), Kaisten (Switzerland), McIntosh, AL (USA), and Lampertheim (Germany). In line with this new investment, the current production of Irganox® 1010 at the Isohara plant, Japan will be consolidated in Singapore.
Would you like to subscribe to our Newsletters on plastics technology and profit from the latest information?
Looking for a new challenge? Check out our jobs market!
Patents encourage innovation: Stay on the ball with the latest innovations in the plastics industry in our patents section.