May 13, 2022

BASF India to expand Ultramid® polyamide production capacity in Panoli, Gujarat

  • Additional capacity will be available in the fourth quarter of 2022
  • Expansion to meet high demand for polyamide in India

Mumbai, India – March 7, 2022 – BASF India Limited will expand the production capacity of its Ultramid® polyamide grades to meet growing market demand. The increased capacity of BASF’s production site in Panoli, Gujarat will be available in the fourth quarter of 2022.

“The additional capacity reaffirms our commitment to be our customers’ supplier of choice for polyamides and will help us meet the growing demand for our Ultramid polyamide grades in India. It will accordingly shorten local delivery times and help us better meet the timing needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs),” said Andy Postlethwaite, senior vice president, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF.

Ultramid is used in automotive applications, electrical and electronics, industrial products and consumer goods.

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