BASF Opens New Chemical Catalysts Production Plant in China
BASF has opened its first Asian manufacturing facility for chemical catalysts in Caojing, Shanghai, China.

Located at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), the new automated and energy-efficient plant will supply base metal catalysts and absorbents in China and around the Asia-Pacific region.

The firm expects the move to help it boost relationships in the chemical industry and improve customer service with enhanced product availability and decreased lead times.

BASF Process Catalysts senior vice-president Detlef Ruff said: "The start of our new, world-scale production plant for chemical catalysts in Shanghai represents a milestone for our process catalysts business.