BASF plans vitamin A plant

7 Oct 2016

BASF has started planning for the construction of a new world-scale plant for vitamin A in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The new facility will increase BASF’s total annual production capacity of vitamin A by 1,500 metric tons.

BASF plans vitamin A plant

BASF has started planning for the construction of a new world-scale plant for vitamin A in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The new facility will increase BASF’s total annual production capacity of vitamin A by 1,500 metric tons. With the planned investment, BASF said it wants to ensure long-term supply of its customers and to meet the growing demand from the market. The new plant is scheduled to come onstream in 2020.

“We can make optimal use of our resources by fully integrating the new production facility into BASF’s production Verbund,” said Michael Heinz, Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE. “This significant investment also emphasizes the competitive position of the Ludwigshafen site.

“A new world-scale plant will empower us to even better support our customers’ growth plans with high supply reliability and superior product quality,” said Saori Dubourg, President BASF Nutrition & Health.