BASF: New EPS Plant in Germany
BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, is starting up a new plant for the insulation material Neopor in Ludwigshafen. Neopor is an expandable polystyrene (EPS). The plant has a yearly production capacity of 90,000 metric tons and works with a new process based on extrusion. The insulating capacity of Neopor is up to 20% better than that of Styropor (EPS), thus contributing to energy efficiency and the reduction of CO2 emissions.
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