BASF launch catalysts production line at Mangalore, India

BASF to launch catalysts production line at Mangalore, India

11:30 AM, 8th October 2012
BASF to launch catalysts production line at Mangalore, India
Prasad Chandran, Chairman, BASF Companies in India & Head South Asia.

MANGALORE, INDIA: BASF will launch a production line for precious metal-based fine chemical catalysts at the company’s manufacturing site in Mangalore, India. These catalysts are important for the efficient production of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Start-up of the new production line is slated for the second quarter of 2013. This will mark BASF’s first manufacturing operation for chemical catalysts in Asia Pacific.

“India is a significant growth market for the pharmaceutical industry. As population expands, the need for new and cost-effective life-saving drugs is also on a rise. BASF has a wide range of products and solutions which find application in the pharmaceutical industry. By introducing a new production line for precious metal-based fine chemical catalysts in India, we will expand our offerings to meet the needs of local pharmaceutical producers,” said Prasad Chandran, Chairman, BASF Companies in India & Head South Asia.

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