As the leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic additives in the region, BASF plans to continue to boost the local production of CSB – additive blends tailored to meet specific customer needs.
“Michael Wille[’s]… expertise and strengths in engineering and leadership will drive the continued growth of the company in this high-potential region and beyond. His well-deserved appointment is the outcome of his relentless efforts in BASF’s global expansion since 2002,” said Frank Fasdernes, VP, responsible for the operating division Performance Chemicals in the Middle East, BASF.
“Since it began operations in 2012, BASF PAME has been the first wholly owned production facility for BASF’s Plastic Additives business in the Middle East and one of the largest of its kind in the world,” added Alberto Giovanzana, VP, Plastic Additives, Europe Middle East and Africa, BASF. “Michael Wille will lead the competent team in Bahrain to maintain these standards and to ensure that we fulfill our commitment towards providing local [products] and services to the fast-growing polymer market in the Middle East, especially to our key customers in the countries of the Gulf Corporation Council.”