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Top performance for construction and operation of the acetylene plant


The new acetylene plant at the Ludwigshafen Verbund site replaces the previous plant, which went into operation in 1964. It is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and thus enables highly efficient acetylene production. Being the backbone of various value chains, the new world-scale plant contributes to a long-term improvement of the site's competitiveness. To perform at the highest level, top performance was also required during the construction phase. BASF's own expert teams as well as many highly specialized external companies were involved. A selection.