Tag Archives: BASF

BASF unveils material that replaces steel in PVC windows as the stiffening element

Glass fiber-reinforced co-extrudable Ultradur® replaces steel in window profile Greiner Extrusion Group contributes expertise for suitable tooling LUDWIGSHAFEN, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction industry is faced with major challenges in the coming years. In new buildings, restorations and interior construction, … Read the full press release

BASF transferred its global leather chemicals business to Stahl Group; BASF now holds 16% minority stake in Stahl Group

LUDWIGSHAFEN, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the approval of all relevant authorities, BASF has closed the previously announced transfer of its global leather chemicals business to the Stahl Group, with Stahl taking over the activities as of September 30, 2017. … Read the full press release

Solvay: BASF to acquire Polyamides for EUR 1.6 billion

BASF agrees to acquire Polyamides for €1.6 billion BRUSSELS, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has entered into a binding agreement with German chemical company BASF for the sale of its Polyamides business, a crucial step in Solvay’s transformation towards a … Read the full press release

BASF to further improve the efficiency of its engineering and maintenance processes with SAP® Asset Intelligence Network

Ludwigshafen and Walldorf, Germany, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and SAP today announced the start of a project at BASF’s Ludwigshafen site to evaluate digital collaboration among business partners in the domain of engineering and maintenance. SAP® Asset Intelligence Network, a cloud-based … Read the full press release

New supercomputer will enable BASF experts to very efficiently investigate complex questions

Intensified use of digital technologies strengthens BASF’s leading position in chemistry-based innovations Chemical industry’s largest supercomputer creates new opportunities for researchers to carry out complex modeling Research Press Conference presents wide-ranging uses of digital tools to develop innovative products Ludwigshafen, … Read the full press release

BASF to increase prices for all its Kaurit® and Kauramin® glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With immediate effect BASF increases prices for all its Kaurit® and Kauramin® glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe on top of fluctuations in raw material prices as of the month of July. The price increase … Read the full press release

BASF to build new world-scale plant for ibuprofen in Ludwigshafen, Germany

New world-scale ibuprofen production plant in Ludwigshafen Additional capacity expansion of ibuprofen plant in Bishop, Texas Strengthening position in the ibuprofen market  LUDWIGSHAFEN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF plans to build a new world-scale plant to produce ibuprofen in Ludwigshafen, … Read the full press release

BASF strengthens its operations network for certified palm products

20 production sites worldwide now certified according to the RSPO standard BASF is Gold partner of the RSPO European Roundtable Good progress has been made in the changeover to certified sustainable palm oil products Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF … Read the full press release

Synvina and “PEFerence” Partners To Establish Bio-Based Raw Materials Value Chain with EUR 25 Million Grant

European Joint Undertaking on Bio-Based Industries (BBI) awards consortium with 25 million Euro Synvina coordinates industry consortium “PEFerence” Grant for establishing a complete value chain for the use of bio-based furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) for PEF Synvina intends to build a … Read the full press release

BASF’s First Automotive Application Center For Asia Pacific To Open In China in 2018

Focus areas are automotive solutions for coatings, and process catalyst research and development €33.7 million center to be based at BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai), China Provides automotive manufacturers with access to advanced R&D facilities, including the 3-D robot … Read the full press release

New MasterTop Flooring Series Launched on the European Market

Impact noise reduction up to 20 dB Combining design, silence and sustainable properties MANNHEIM, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the new MasterTop 1327 series BASF has launched two fully liquid-applied, sound deadening flooring system specifications which combine high walking comfort with … Read the full press release

BASF’s Master Builders Solutions presents series of ads and a dedicated website on energy-efficient and sustainable construction

MANNHEIM, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing economic benefits while at the same time reducing global warming potential: How products from the Master Builders Solutions® range contribute to this is the focus of the new Europe-wide campaign “Quantified Sustainable Benefits – Reduce … Read the full press release

BASF to present new light stabilizers for wood and metal coatings at the 2017 European Coatings Show in Nuremberg

Five new, high-performance products from the Tinuvin® DW (N) range for water-based systems Tinuvin® 249 ensures the cost-efficient production of durable, color-proof coatings BASF will present these and other innovations at the 2017 European Coatings Show Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

BASF presents its new high-performance insulation material SLENTITE® at BAU 2017, Munich, January 16 to 21

New cooperation projects with Okalux and RAICO A commercialization first with Beck+Heun MUNICH, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — How will we construct the buildings of the future? And how will we reconcile energy efficiency, architectural aspirations, and the best-possible home comfort? With … Read the full press release

BASF inaugurates BASF Coatings (Guangdong) Co. Ltd. in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province, China

Investment supports growing demand in Value-for-Money segment in China Region’s rapid growth in car ownership creates increasing demand for refinish coatings Site newly acquired from Guangdong Yinfan will serve as a technology and production hub for the region Ludwigshafen, Germany … Read the full press release

BASF unveils new heavy-duty antistatic flooring system based on polyurethane cement technology

Antistatic flooring system New colors and improved aesthetics New video shows the toughness of Ucrete MANNHEIM, 08-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With Ucrete MF40AS BASF has launched a new heavy-duty antistatic flooring system that is based on a polyurethane cement technology. … Read the full press release

BASF included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 16th consecutive year

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 12-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). This year the company has been especially recognized for its engagement in the areas of materiality assessment, climate strategy and product … Read the full press release

BASF adds new production line for Ultrason® in Korea to serve global market growth of high performance thermoplastics

New production line in Yeosu, Korea will serve growing market demand for high performance specialty plastics Additional annual capacity of 6,000 metric tons for the entire product range Yeosu, Korea, 12-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF will set up an additional production … Read the full press release

BASF connects with designers in Asia Pacific at its new regional platform for design activities in Shanghai

BASF supports designers in Asia Pacific with new designfabrik® Platform helps bring innovative design ideas to life Ludwigshafen, Germany, 03-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF is connecting with designers in Asia Pacific at a new regional platform for design activities, located … Read the full press release

BASF launches online agricultural platform, MaglisTM

Platform developed in cooperation with farmers and agricultural experts around the globe All together in one place: agronomic information, IT solutions and BASF’s expertise in crop protection   Limburgerhof, Germany, 07-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, BASF has launched MaglisTM, an online … Read the full press release

BASF’s personal and home care products earn halal certification

145 products manufactured at Düsseldorf and Illertissen site comply with international halal standard HAS 23000 Growing demand for halal-certified ingredients in Maghreb, the Middle East and Asia Düsseldorf, Germany, 07-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF now offers 145 ingredients for personal … Read the full press release

Government approval for BASF subsidiary Wintershall’s first operated development in Norway

OSLO, 8-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall and its partners Petoro and Centrica have today received approval by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria development, offshore Norway. Germany’s largest internationally active crude … Read the full press release

Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok: Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell sign Shareholders’ Agreement on Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to enhance supply of natural gas to EU’s market

Vladivostok, Russia, 8-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (04.09.2015) at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, Klaus Schäfer, Member of the … Read the full press release

BASF to showcase sustainable water treatment solutions dedicated to the desalination industry at World Congress of the International Desalination Association (IDA) in San Diego, Aug 30 – Sep 4, 2015

Focus on innovative and efficient solutions to address growing water treatment needs for the desalination industry Connect with BASF experts at booth 1341 and discover the latest product developments and desalination market trends Ludwigshafen, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At booth … Read the full press release

RWE to install another 100 charging points for BASF’s newly added 100 electric cars in Ludwigshafen

BASF replaces 100 company vehicles that have combustion engines with electric cars RWE installs another 100 charging points in Ludwigshafen Dortmund/Ludwigshafen, 17-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A chemical company is leading the way: BASF is replacing 100 company vehicles that have … Read the full press release

World’s leading chemical company BASF and leading maker of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries form 66%/34% joint venture for cathode active materials (CAM) in Japan

Tokyo, Japan and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 3-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, and TODA KOGYO CORP., an industry leader in the development and manufacture of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, have agreed to form a joint venture for cathode … Read the full press release

INEOS to acquire BASF’s 50% share in their joint venture Styrolution for €1.1 billion

Rolle, Switzerland and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 30-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS will acquire BASF’s 50% share in Styrolution, a joint venture between the companies. The purchase price to be paid by INEOS amounts to €1.1 billion. A call option in favor of INEOS … Read the full press release

BASF and Sinopec opened two new plants for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers at BASF-YPC Verbund site in Nanjing, China

New superabsorbent polymers, acrylic acid and butyl acrylate plants serve growing demand in China market Integrated production enables resource efficiency and energy conservation Nanjing , China, 16-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Sinopec today inaugurated two new plants for acrylic acid and … Read the full press release

MOL Group acquires selected assets from BASF subsidiary Wintershall

Kassel/Budapest, 28-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall, a 100% BASF subsidiary, is optimizing its portfolio with today’s financial closing of the transaction with the Hungarian MOL Group. Through Wintershall’s divestment of shares in selected assets on the UK Continental Shelf, MOL Group acquires 14 … Read the full press release

Innovative BASF materials provide safe barriers against mineral oil residues in food packaging

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 10-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Shelves filled with colorful items as far as the eye can see: row upon row of shelves containing packs of muesli, rice, noodles and baking mixes. The deep freezers tempt customers with pizzas, vegetables and fillets of … Read the full press release