Breaking News

Basell Expands In Australia

August 16, 2006

Basell has completed the expansion of its Geelong, Australia polypropylene plant, increasing capacity from 60 to 130 kilotons per year. “This project represents a significant commitment to the Australian polymer industry,” said Barry Kelly, managing director of Basell Australia. “It will help us continue to be a quality supplier of innovative products to our valued customers not only locally, but regionally and globally as well. This project represents one of the largest investments made in many years in the Australian polymer industry.”
     Basell and its predecessor companies have been manufacturing polypropylene in Australia for more than three decades. Currently, Basell employs 170 people in total in its Australian operations, which also includes a plant in Sydney.
  • Flushable Wipes Update

    Flushable Wipes Update

    Karen McIntyre, editor||April 13, 2016
    INDA president continues to make defending flushable wipes one of his top priorities.

  • Wipes Entrepreneurs Target Men

    Wipes Entrepreneurs Target Men

    Tara Olivo, associate editor||April 13, 2016
    As more men groom with personal care products, new innovators are seeing opportunities in the wipes market.

  • Germany's Dr. Schumacher Expands Personal Care Wipe Plan

    By Jaroslaw Adamowski, correspondent||April 13, 2016
    50,000 square foot facility opens four years after older site was lost in fire.