Anup Kothari, Head of Performance Chemicals (4th from left) and Alberto Giovanzana, Head of Plastic Additives EMEA (3rd from left), BASF with the technical experts at the new facility.

German chemicals producer BASF has completed the expansion of a Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) application centre for plastics additives at its existing production site in Kaisten, Switzerland. The facility includes a compounding extruder, stretch film and tape lines and an injection moulding unit that the company says is capable of simulating the polymer…