ADVERTISEMENT
2 /3 FREE ARTICLES LEFT THIS MONTH Remaining
Chemistry matters. Join us to get the news you need.

If you have an ACS member number, please enter it here so we can link this account to your membership. (optional)

ACS values your privacy. By submitting your information, you are gaining access to C&EN and subscribing to our weekly newsletter. We use the information you provide to make your reading experience better, and we will never sell your data to third party members.

ENJOY UNLIMITED ACCES TO C&EN

Business

BASF Buys And Sells

by Alex Scott
July 9, 2012 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 90, ISSUE 28

BASF has acquired ITWC, a Malcom, Iowa-based producer of cast elastomer polyurethane systems and polyester polyols. ITWC has more than 80 employees and operates facilities in Malcom and Riverside, Calif. BASF estimates that annual world output of cast elastomer polyurethanes is 300,000 metric tons and worth more than $1 billion. Separately, BASF has agreed to sell its marine biopolymers business to Norway’s Seagarden. The business makes chitosan-based materials used in personal care and pharmaceutical products.

X

Article:

This article has been sent to the following recipient:

Leave A Comment

*Required to comment