Toyo Engineering India Limited, an Indian subsidiary of Toyo Engineering Corporation has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract (EPC) to build a new multi-business chemical production site for BASF India Limited part of BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, at the Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR), located in Dahej, on the west coast of India in Gujarat Province. The new site will be an integrated hub for polyurethane manufacturing and will also house production facilities for care chemicals and polymer dispersions for coatings and paper. The plant is expected to commence operations in 2014.
The new production site at Dahej will ensure local supply of products and solutions for India’s growing markets and will cater to industries such as appliances, footwear, automotive, building materials, adhesives, architectural coatings, paper and personal care. The polyurethane facility will produce thermoplastic polyurethane, microcellular polyurethane elastomers for automotive NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) parts and polyurethane systems. The care chemicals facility will produce surfactants for home and personal care. The polymer dispersions facility will produce products for architectural coatings, construction materials and paper coating.