DURBAN, South Africa – BASF has opened its first production plant for dispersions in South Africa located at Umbogintwini Industrial Complex in Durban. With this new production facility, BASF will serve its customers in the fast-growing South African and Sub-Saharan African coatings and construction industry with acrylic dispersions based on state-of-the-art technologies. South Africa is the largest market for dispersions in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The BASF Group in South Africa supplies local industries with a variety of products and solutions. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, coatings, dispersions and agricultural products to mining and construction chemicals and emission catalysts.