BASF starts up tert. Butylamine plant in China
BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, today announced the opening of its world-scale tert. Butylamine (tBA) production plant at the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China.
The plant is wholly-owned by BASF and is integrated into the production facilities of BASF-YPC Co. Ltd., Chaoyang District Beijing, China, in Nanjing.
With an annual capacity of 10,000 tons, the new facility further strengthens BASF’s globally position as a supplier to the rubber and tire industry.
The production process is wastewater-free and minimizes emissions.
tBA is a primary aliphatic amine that is used as an intermediate for the production of accelerators for the rubber and tire industry.
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