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Groundbreaking of BYC Propionic Acid Expansion ProjectOctober 30, 2017


On October 27, BASF-YPC Company Limited (BYC) held the groundbreaking ceremony of propionic acid expansion project on the plant site. Ms. Chen Chanmei, Vice Director of Nanjing Jiangbei New Area, Mr. Li Chengfeng, Chairman of the Board of Directors of YPC and BYC, Dr. Uwe Kirchgaessner, BYC President, and Mr. Narayan Krishnamohan, Senior Vice President, BASF Intermediates Asia Pacific, attended the ceremony and pressed the button to drive the first pile for the project.

Propionic Acid has a wide range of application ranging from animal feed, food preservation in agriculture to pharmaceuticals and others. The expansion project is expected to be put into operation in 2019. By then the annual propionic acid production capacity will increase to 69,000 metric tons in BYC.

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