BASF site, Mangalore
Since 2013 precious metal-based fine chemical catalysts are manufactured in Mangalore. With this production line BASF produces chemical catalysts for the first time in Asia Pacific. BASF currently produces precious metal slurry catalysts at its operating sites in Rome (Italy), and Seneca, South Carolina (USA).
Catalysts play a key role in the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients, agrochemicals, flavors and fragrances and nutrition components. Optimum catalyst selection and operation ensures the highest process yields and efficiencies.