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APA Consortium, Including Grupa Azoty and BASF, Sets Sights on Sustainable Future for Flexible Packaging

(IN BRIEF) Grupa Azoty ATT Polymers, BASF, UBE, ENVALIOR, and DOMO Chemicals have come together to establish the Advanced Packaging Association (APA) AISBL, dedicated to promoting sustainability in the flexible packaging value chain through scientific assessment. By championing polyamide-based packaging … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Groundbreaking Circuit Breaker with Biomass-Balanced Plastics

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Smart Infrastructure and BASF have partnered to introduce a groundbreaking innovation in electrical safety products, unveiling the first circuit breaker to incorporate components made from biomass-balanced plastics. The SIRIUS 3RV2 circuit breaker utilizes materials derived from renewable … Read the full press release

BASF’s Basotect® G+ Enhances Acoustic Comfort at BMW’s Leipzig Plant

(IN BRIEF) BASF’s specialty foam Basotect® G+ is making waves at BMW Group’s Leipzig site, where it’s being utilized for acoustic damping in a preparation area within the body paint shop. The installation of Basotect® panels on walls and ceilings … Read the full press release

BASF and 3B Fibreglass Collaborate to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Chemical Industry

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global leader in the chemical industry, partners with 3B Fibreglass to advance its sustainability goals by incorporating sustainably produced glass fibers into its Ultramid® A & B compound portfolio. Utilizing green electricity in production, 3B Fibreglass … Read the full press release

BASF Elevates Car Painting Skills at WorldSkills Lyon 2024 with Sustainable Solutions

(IN BRIEF) BASF solidifies its commitment to the WorldSkills movement by signing a multi-year global industry partnership as the exclusive sponsor of the Car Painting category and becoming the global silver partner of the 47th WorldSkills Competition in Lyon, France. … Read the full press release

BASF Partners with IPP to Market Ammonia, Methanol, and Melamine Plants for Relocation

(IN BRIEF) BASF, in collaboration with International Process Plants (IPP), has agreed to market ammonia, methanol, and melamine plants situated at BASF’s Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. These assets, made available as part of BASF’s strategic adjustments to maintain competitiveness … Read the full press release

BASF Introduces Industrial Compostable ecovio® T 2206 for Greenhouse Twines, Advancing Sustainable Agriculture

(IN BRIEF) BASF has expanded its sustainable food production offerings with the introduction of ecovio® T 2206, a certified industrial compostable biopolymer ideal for manufacturing black twines used in commercial greenhouses for growing annual fruit and vegetables. These twines, made … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BASF Strengthen Renewable Energy Partnership with Nordlicht Wind Farm Deal

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall and BASF have finalized an agreement for the sale of 49 percent of Vattenfall’s Nordlicht 1 and 2 wind farms to BASF, deepening their collaboration in renewable energy. Nordlicht, Vattenfall’s largest offshore wind project to date, is … Read the full press release

BASF Honored as General Motors’ 2023 Supplier of the Year for the 17th Time

(IN BRIEF) General Motors (GM) has named BASF as its 2023 Supplier of the Year, marking the 17th time BASF has received this prestigious award in GM’s 32-year history of recognition programs. The award highlights BASF’s commitment to providing high-quality … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils Comprehensive Material Portfolio for Next-Generation Electric Motors

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global leader in materials and chemicals, presents a co-creation partnership for automotive industry players at Chinaplas 2024, Shanghai. The initiative offers an extensive portfolio of engineering plastics combined with design, simulation, application development, and parts testing … Read the full press release

BASF Initiates Change Negotiations Amid Regulatory Uncertainty at Harjavalta Plant

(IN BRIEF) BASF announces the commencement of change negotiations at its precursor cathode active materials plant in Harjavalta, Finland, due to prolonged permitting processes and regulatory uncertainty. The decision, prompted by the suspension of the environmental permit’s immediate enforcement by … Read the full press release

Beyond Beauty: BASF Unveils Sustainable Solutions at in-cosmetics Global

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading ingredient supplier in the Personal Care industry, showcased innovative solutions at in-cosmetics Global in Paris, highlighting their commitment to sustainability and consumer-centric products. Gisela Pinheiro, Senior Vice President of BASF Personal Care Europe, emphasized the … Read the full press release

Feed Analysis Reinvented: Intraco Ltd Teams Up with trinamiX GmbH for Advanced Spectroscopy Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Intraco Ltd, a prominent exporter of premixes and concentrates, and trinamiX GmbH, a leading provider of mobile spectroscopy solutions, have collaborated to revolutionize feed analysis. Their partnership aims to provide Intraco and its distribution partners with real-time nutrient … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils Sustainable Plastic Additives at CHINAPLAS 2024, Reinforcing Commitment to Circular Economy

(IN BRIEF) BASF is set to showcase its latest additive offerings at CHINAPLAS 2024, a significant event in the plastic and rubber industries. These additives play a pivotal role in increasing the sustainability of various plastic applications by enhancing durability, … Read the full press release

trinamiX Unveils Groundbreaking NIR Spectrometer for Consumer Use at BEAUTY Düsseldorf

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX GmbH introduces a revolutionary Consumer Spectroscopy solution at BEAUTY in Düsseldorf, showcasing the world’s first NIR spectrometer that fits into smartphones or handheld devices for cosmetic applications. This innovation enables consumers to conduct non-invasive molecular analysis of … Read the full press release

Isobionics® Unveils Innovative Natural Flavor, beta-Caryophyllene 80, at FlavourTalk Exhibition

(IN BRIEF) Isobionics®, a BASF Aroma Ingredients brand, introduces its latest natural flavor, beta-Caryophyllene 80, at the FlavourTalk Raw Materials Exhibition 2024. Developed to meet specific customer requirements, this flavor expands Isobionics®’ portfolio beyond citrus products. Made using cutting-edge biotechnology, … Read the full press release

BASF Monomers Division Achieves Global Sustainability Certification Milestone

(IN BRIEF) BASF’s Monomers division celebrates a significant milestone with the global certification of its production sites in all regions, including the USA, under ISCC PLUS and REDcert2 standards. This achievement enables BASF to offer regionally produced certified isocyanates and … Read the full press release

trinamiX Unveils Groundbreaking Consumer Spectroscopy Solution at MWC Barcelona 2024

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX GmbH debuts its latest innovation, the Consumer Spectroscopy solution, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This cutting-edge technology integrates a near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer into a smartphone reference design powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 platform, … Read the full press release

INEOS Automotive and BASF Forge Strategic Partnership for Automotive Refinish Solutions

(IN BRIEF) INEOS Automotive and BASF’s Coatings division have entered a global agreement to advance automotive refinish body and paint development, aiming to surpass industry standards. The partnership focuses on delivering sustainable refinish solutions, digital color-matching solutions, and training to … Read the full press release

Chemetall Elevates Aluminum Solutions with Launch of Global Competence Center in Giussano, Italy

(IN BRIEF) Chemetall, a leading global supplier of surface treatment solutions, inaugurates its cutting-edge Global Aluminum Competence Center in Giussano, Italy, signaling a significant stride in the aluminum application arena. The center consolidates Chemetall’s extensive expertise in aluminum surface treatment, … Read the full press release

BASF Initiates Divestment from Xinjiang Joint Ventures Amid Sustainability Strategy Shift

(IN BRIEF) BASF, in line with its global strategy for 1,4-butanediol (BDO), commenced the process to divest its shares from joint venture companies in Korla, China, due to environmental concerns and evolving market dynamics. The decision follows an assessment of … Read the full press release

trinamiX Unveils Innovative Sensing Solutions for Consumer Electronics and Automotive at MWC 2024

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX GmbH is showcasing its Face Authentication with liveness detection technology for smartphones and vehicles, offering a secure and convenient method to protect devices and data. The solution even detects realistic three-dimensional masks, ensuring user privacy without compromising … Read the full press release

ECHA Contracts BASF and Consortium to Promote Alternative Testing Methods

(IN BRIEF) The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has awarded a €4.2 million contract to a consortium led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM) to conduct scientific studies on New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) as alternatives to animal … Read the full press release

BASF and IRRI Collaborate on “OPTIMA Rice” Initiative to Reduce GHG Emissions in Rice Production”

(IN BRIEF) BASF has teamed up with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to launch the “OPTIMA Rice” project aimed at curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in rice production. The initiative supports BASF’s commitment to reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) … Read the full press release

World’s First Sustainable Castor Program Continues to Thrive with Over 7,000 Certified Farmers and Enhanced Yields

(IN BRIEF) In a remarkable achievement, the sustainable castor program initiated by Arkema, BASF, Jayant Agro-Organics, and Solidaridad in May 2016 has now certified over 7,000 farmers, resulting in substantial individual yield increases. More than 7,000 hectares of semi-arid land … Read the full press release

BASF and Partners Report Success and Expansion of Sustainable Castor Farming Project in India

(IN BRIEF) In collaboration with Arkema, Jayant Agro-Organics, and implementation partner Solidaridad, BASF’s sustainable castor farming project, known as Pragati, has achieved significant milestones in its seven-year journey. Over 7,000 farmers have been trained and certified, cultivating more than 74,500 … Read the full press release

BASF Coatings Pioneers Global Sustainability Certification Standard for Auto Refinishing

(IN BRIEF) In a bid to address the growing demand for sustainable accident repairs and uniform sustainability standards, BASF’s Coatings division is collaborating with industry partners, including associations, insurers, work providers, fleet operators, and body shops, to develop a global … Read the full press release

BASF Announces Leadership Changes in Nutrition and Health Divisions

(IN BRIEF) BASF has announced leadership changes in its Nutrition and Health divisions. Julia Raquet will assume responsibility for the Division Europe, Middle East, and Africa, while Dr. Martin Volland will take charge of the Division Nutrition & Health. These … Read the full press release

BASF to Lead Battery Recycling Efforts for Iveco Group’s Electric Vehicle Fleet

(IN BRIEF) Iveco Group (EXM: IVG) has partnered with BASF (FWB: BAS), a leading global chemical company, to implement a recycling solution for lithium-ion batteries used in Iveco Group’s electric vehicles. This collaboration is in line with Iveco Group’s circular … Read the full press release

Changing Landscape: BASF Report Highlights Transformation in Car Color Preferences

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global chemical company, has released its 2023 Color Report for Automotive OEM Coatings, highlighting changing trends in automotive paint choices. The report shows that while achromatic colors (white, black, gray, and silver) remain dominant for non-commercial … Read the full press release

eCarsTrade annonce Dirk Van Roost au poste de Directeur Administratif et Financier: une décision stratégique pour la croissance à venir

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) eCarsTrade, une plateforme d’enchères en ligne B2B spécialisée dans la vente de voitures d’occasion européennes, a annoncé l’arrivée de Dirk Van Roost en tant que nouveau Directeur Financier et Administratif (CFO). Dirk apporte avec lui plus de … Read the full press release

BASF Launches Irgastab® PUR 71: A Sustainable and High-Performance Anti-Scorch Solution

(IN BRIEF) BASF has introduced Irgastab® PUR 71, an innovative anti-scorch solution designed to meet regulatory standards and deliver exceptional performance without the use of aromatic amines, addressing the limitations of conventional additives. In the manufacturing of polyurethane foams, the … Read the full press release

BASF Commits to Scope 3.1 Emission Reductions, Targets Net Zero by 2050

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a major player in the chemical industry, has announced new sustainability commitments, including targets for Scope 3.1 emissions. The company aims to reduce its specific Scope 3.1 emissions by 15% by 2030 compared to 2022 levels. This … Read the full press release

BASF and Heidelberg University Commit to Advancing Sustainable Chemistry with Catalysis Research Lab (CaRLa) Extension

(IN BRIEF) BASF and Heidelberg University have extended their partnership for another five years to continue operating the Catalysis Research Laboratory (CaRLa) until 2028. CaRLa, founded in 2006, focuses on homogeneous catalysis and organic synthesis, with the aim of developing … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BASF Forge Green Partnership for German Offshore Wind Farms

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall and BASF have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind farm projects in the German North Sea. BASF is set to acquire a 49% stake in these projects, which … Read the full press release

KORE Insulation Introduces Low Carbon EPS Insulation for High-Efficiency Housing Development in Northern Ireland

(IN BRIEF) KORE Insulation has launched its low carbon EPS insulation, which has been selected for use in the Cloughan View housing development in Ballyclare, Northern Ireland, comprising 127 units and developed by the Braidwater Group. The high energy efficiency … Read the full press release

Berlin’s SCALE Office Complex Welcomes BASF Services Europe’s Modern Workspace

(IN BRIEF) BASF Services Europe GmbH has opened a new service Hub in Berlin, occupying 15,000 square meters across eight floors in the SCALE office complex in the Prenzlauer Berg district. This hub will serve approximately 2,800 employees, providing business … Read the full press release

BASF and SK On Partner to Explore Lithium-Ion Battery Collaboration in North America and Asia-Pacific

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading global producer of battery materials, and SK On, a prominent electric vehicle battery cell manufacturer, have entered into an agreement to explore collaboration opportunities in the global lithium-ion battery market, with a particular focus on … Read the full press release

BASF Expands Ultrasim® Simulation Portfolio to Optimize Particle Foam Component Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) BASF is enhancing its Ultrasim® simulation portfolio to include the manufacturing process of components made from particle foam, specifically designed for Infinergy®, an expanded thermoplastic polyurethane (E-TPU) used in various applications like bicycle tires and shoe soles. Ultrasim® … Read the full press release

BASF and Teamplas Collaborate to Enhance Recycling Quality and Create High-Value Products from Post-Consumer Waste

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global chemical company, and Teamplas Group, a leading Southeast Asian recycled pellets manufacturer, have partnered to improve the recycling process and create high-quality office equipment and car interior parts from post-consumer waste. Teamplas uses BASF’s IrgaCycle® … Read the full press release