Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / BASF to reduce its caprolactam production
BASF to reduce its caprolactam production
17
Oct '08
Since the end of September, BASF has reduced its worldwide production of caprolactam to about 65 percent. The reason for this measure is the high cost of raw materials and energy as well as the unsatisfactory market demand.

This decision involves production at the sites in Freeport, Texas; Antwerp, Belgium; and Ludwigshafen, Germany. This will not affect the number of employees at those locations.

Caprolactam is used for the manufacture of the plastic polyamide 6.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company. Its portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful.

BASF


Must ReadView All

Pic: Alizila

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2019

Barclaycard and Alipay become partners

UK-based Barclaycard and Alipay have become partners which will allow ...

Pic: True Fit

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2019

True Fit to reach 100 million registered users mark

True Fit, the data-driven platform that made the industry's Fashion...

Pic: Ecutopia

Information Technology | On 24th Mar 2019

Ecutopia & Jesta form supply chain optimising platform

Ecutopia, a powerful platform that enables collaborative trade and...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain, Everflow Petrofils Ltd

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Veronique Lee, Modavanti

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

The decision to reduce GST on MMF yarn to 12% is transformational

Kalai Selvi,

Kalai Selvi

Vidyashilp Academy in Bengaluru is the country's first Fairtrade School....

Harsh Shah,

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Carmen Silla,

Carmen Silla

Leading the transformation of the textiles industry with disruptive...

Ian Russell, Pireta

Ian Russell
Pireta

UK-based Pireta has developed a unique free-form process to add durable,...

Kerem Durdag, Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Luis Quijano, Liberty University

Luis Quijano
Liberty University

Focusing on bold patterns and colour palettes, Luis Quijano, a student at...

Sidharth Sinha, Sidharth Sinha

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Hemant & Nandita, Hemant & Nandita

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant &amp; Nandita are known for being inspired by...

Robert Brunner, Devereux

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


March 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search