BASF: Increase of Production Capacity
Until the first quarter 2008 BASF AG, Ludwigshafen/Germany, is expanding the production capacity for its engineering plastic polyoxymethylene (trade name: Ultraform) at the Ludwigshafen site form 41,000 to 55,000t/a. Thanks so this increase, BASF intends to meet the needs of the growing demand in Europe and in Asia. The engineering plastic is processed directly into technical components such as cogwheels, ball bearings or clips. However, fuel pumps, loudspeaker grilles, toy parts and coffee machines are likewise made of it.
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