BASF to divest liquid masterbatch business to Audia International


BASF has signed a contract to divest its liquid masterbatch business in Clermont de l'Oise, France, to Audia International, a global supplier of polyolefins and color masterbatches. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2014.

As a supplier of color masterbatches, BASF will concentrate on its business with solid and powder masterbatches, produced in Cologne, Germany. For BASF, the liquid masterbatches are a niche business and not part of its future focus.
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