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Friday, 31 January 2014 09:30

BASF to build new chelating agent plant

In order to meet the fast growing global market demand for its innovative chelating agent, BASF will build a new Trilon® M (methylglycinediacetic acid) world scaleplant at Evonik’s Theodore, Alabamasite. The investment will be about $90 million and create around 20 additional jobs. The new production facilityis planned to start up in the second half of 2015.

BASF’s innovative chelating agent is readily biodegradable and improves the cleaning effect of detergents and cleaners inhome care and industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning applications.It isemerging as the preferred alternative to phosphates in modern, high-performance, ecological dishwashing detergents, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of BASF.

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