BASF Petronas Chemicals to Permanently Shut Butanediol and Derivatives Plant in Kuantan, Directing a Shift to its Business Portfolio

Aiming to restructure its business portfolio for sustained growth, BASF Petronas Chemicals Sdn Bhd (BPC) has announced a permanent turnaround at it Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives plant at Kuantan, Malaysia by March 2021. Get more info : https://www.chemanalyst.com/NewsAndDeals/NewsDetails/basf-petronas-chemicals-to-permanently-shut-butanediol-and-derivatives-plant-in-kuantan-directing-a-shift-to-its-business-portfolio-3408 BDO and its derivatives are widely utilized to produce polyurethanes, engineering plastics, elastic spandex fibres, and solvents. Consistent capacity additions in the region due to latest investments in advanced coal based BDO manufacturing sites compelled the company to undertake a strategic shift that intends at expanding its future profit margins. For a…

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