October 27, 2020

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BASF increases prices for Neopentylglycol and 1,6-Hexanediol in Europe

With immediate effect or as existing contracts permit BASF is increasing the prices of the polyalcohols Neopentylglycol (NPG) and 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) in Europe: Product Price Increase Neopentylglycol (NPG) +100 Euro/mt 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) +150 Euro/mt Neopentylglycol (NPG) is a high-quality intermediate used, for example, to produce polyester resins for coatings, unsaturated polyester resins, lubricants and plasticizers. […]

March 17, 2020
Finnish battery industry intensifies cooperation: Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel sign cooperation agreement on battery recycling

Ludwigshafen, Germany and Harjavalta, Finland – Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to plan a battery recycling cluster in Harjavalta, Finland, serving the electric vehicle market. This would enable a successful “closed loop” cycle to re-use the critical metals present in used batteries. Using metals from recycled batteries to produce battery materials […]

March 6, 2020
BASF launches Durasorb™, a new innovative adsorbent solution family

Increases gas plant operators’ production capacity, expanding customers’ revenue potential Reduces downtime in Natural Gas processing plants through higher adsorbent stability and selectivity BASF has announced the commercial launch of Durasorb™, a new family of adsorption solutions designed for Natural Gas processing. Durasorb provides gas processing plant operators, especially liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, with […]

October 18, 2018
BASF introduces Boroflex™ FCC catalyst for superior bottoms upgrading

BASF announced today the commercial launch of Boroflex™, the latest evolution of its residuum (resid) oil Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalysts for the refining market. Boroflex is based on BASF’s unique Boron-Based Technology (BBT), and is designed to optimize refiners’ bottoms upgrading and distillate yields by providing maximum nickel contamination passivation. Boroflex commercial trials have […]

February 1, 2018