FREEPORT, TX – The BASF site in Freeport, TX, hosted a grand opening ceremony for its first new plant to come online since 2007, adding a new product mix to the Freeport portfolio.

The dispersions plant manufactures acrylic emulsion polymers for architectural coatings, construction chemicals, adhesives and applications in the paper chemicals industry.

BASF operates three other emulsion polymer plants throughout North America in Monaca, PA; Chattanooga, TN; and Altamira, Mexico. The Freeport plant will broaden the supply to help better serve all BASF customers in the central-southern United States.