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BASF and Astra Polymers sign new Saudi contract

Saudi Arabia's Astra Polymers has signed a long-term contract with BASF Plastic Additives Middle East to produce customer specific blends (CSB) in the kingdom. BASF manufactures key products for the plastics industry including ultraviolet (UV) light stabilisers, antioxidants and process stabilisers, organic and inorganic pigments, effect pigments, and other additives. Astra Polymers owns five factories in Saudi, the UAE, Turkey and India that specialise in the production of masterbatches for most plastic application.