BASF Expands Capacity for Ultramid B
BASF SE increased its capacity for Ultramid B film product materials at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site in Germany by 21,000 metric tons per year in December 2012.
BASF operates Ultramid B (polyamide 6) polymerization plants in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Antwerp, Belgium, Freeport, USA and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The production of polyamide 6 for film, textile and carpet fiber as well as for engineering plastics applications is integrated into BASF’s global Verbund structure with polyamide intermediates (i.e. adipic acid, anolon, caprolactam), chemical raw materials (i.e. ammonia, cyclohexane, sulfuric acid), energy, by-product recovery, logistics and other services.
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