March 7, 2022

BASF to expand its production capacity of Ultramid® polyamide in Panoli, Gujarat 

  • Additional capacity to be  available in Q4 2022
  • Expansion to meet strong demand for polyamide in India

Mumbai, India - March 7, 2022 - BASF India Limited will expand the production capacity of its Ultramid® polyamide grades to meet increasing market demand. The increased capacity at BASF’s production site in Panoli, Gujarat, will be available in Q4 2022.

“The additional capacity reaffirms our dedication to being our customers’ supplier of choice for polyamidesand will help us meet the rapidly growing demand for our Ultramid polyamide grades in India. It will accordingly shorten local delivery times and help us to better meet the just-in-time needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs),” said Andy Postlethwaite, Senior Vice President, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF.

Ultramid is used in automotive applications, electrical & electronics sector, industrial products and consumer goods.


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Beverley Tan
Beverley Tan
Performance Materials Asia Pacific
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BASF to expand its capacity of Ultramid polyamide in Panoli, Gujarat

Last Update March 7, 2022