BASF to Enhance Global Capacity of Hexanediol
"By increasing our capacity and further optimizing our operations we respond to the growing demand for innovative high-performance formulations," said Sanjeev Gandhi, president, BASF Intermediates division, and added, "By aligning with the growth of our customers and ensuring the availability of high-quality HDO we continue to serve our global customers as a reliable partner."
HDO adds value in many applications. BASF's customers use the intermediate to manufacture industrial coatings including lower volatile organic compound formulations, polyurethane plastics, adhesives and cosmetics. HDO also serves as a reactive thinner in the formulation of epoxy systems which are used for the efficient production of rotor blades for modern wind turbines as well as construction components for automotive lightweight applications.
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