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BASF starts production of acrylic dispersions in South Africa

Monday, 3 September 2012

BASF has opened its first production plant for dispersions in South Africa located at Umbogintwini Industrial Complex in Durban on 3 September 2012. With this new production facility BASF will serve its customers in the fast growing South African and Sub-Saharan African coatings and construction industry with acrylic dispersions.

The BASF Group has been active in Africa for about 90 years. Source: Maria P. - fotolia.com

The BASF Group has been active in Africa for about 90 years. Source: Maria P. - fotolia.com

South Africa is the largest market for dispersions in Sub-Saharan Africa. "With this new facility, we are well positioned to support our customers’ growth in South Africa and its neighboring countries […]” says Jacques Delmoitiez, President, responsible for BASF’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The BASF Group in South Africa supplies the local industries with a wide variety of products and solutions. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, coatings, dispersions, agricultural products to mining and construction chemicals and emission catalysts. The investment into the production plant for dispersions is part of BASF’s commitment to strengthen its presence in Africa and exploit the vast range of opportunities.

About BASF in Africa

The BASF Group has been active in Africa for about 90 years. The company has been exporting colorants and intermediates to Kenya from its headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany since the end of the 1920s. Today, the BASF Group has more than 1,000 employees in Africa (excluding the oil and gas business).

related links:

http://www.basf.co.za

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