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Jul. 24, 2018

BASF pursues a capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp

BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The project includes capacity expansions for ethylene oxide and for several downstream derivatives, such as surfactants.


Jun. 21, 2018
Press Release

BASF increases prices for non-ionic surfactants

Ludwigshafen, Germany – June 21, 2018 – Effective July 1, 2018, or as contractual obligations allow, BASF will increase prices for non-ionic surfactants such as Lutensol®, Plurafac®, Pluronic®, Pluriol®, Glucopon®, Dehypon®, Emulan®, Degressal® and Dehydol® in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 160 euros per metric ton.


Jun. 19, 2018
Press Release

1-0 against stains – BASF solutions get laundry clean at low temperatures


Jun. 19, 2018
Press Release

BASF strengthens market position in chelating agents

  • Capacity expansion and portfolio optimization to strengthen position as a leading European supplier
  • Double-digit million investment at Ludwigshafen site


Oct. 18, 2017
Press Release

SEPAWA 2017: BASF showcases solutions to support current market trends

  • Performance, convenience and sustainability: the latest trends driving new developments in detergents and cleaning products
  • Vegan polymer Rheocare® XGN and natural based micro-emulsion Emulgade® MEC/MB allows for personal care solutions – from oral care to wet wipes – inspired by nature
  • BASF presents new translucency technology “Luxurious Crystals” for elegant skin care products

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