BASF to build new synthetic zeolites plant

By John Ollett
Published: Monday, 10 September 2012

New capacity will prevent supply shortage of zeolites, company tells IM

German chemical producer BASF is to begin construction of a synthetic zeolites plant which will come online in the first quarter of 2014.

“The specialty [synthetic] zeolites produced in Ludwigshafen are mainly used in catalytic applications,” the company told IM.

There has been a rising demand for zeolites...

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