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BASF to launch its most economical and efficient adsorbent for air drying tailored for the compressed air market

New adsorbent offers customers significant cost and energy savings Seven- to ten-year lifespan leads to refill cost savings of up to 40 percent Outperforms comparable adsorbent products for air drying LUDWIGSHAFEN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF launched Sorbead® Air, its most economical … Read the full press release

BASF to increase capacity of its production plant for alkoxylation in Antwerp, Belgium

Investment in response to increased demand for alkoxylates in Europe Stepwise increase of up to 25 percent in world-scale surfactant plant capacity by 2021 First additional capacities to be available from as early as 3rd quarter of 2018 ANTWERP, 07-Sep-2018 … Read the full press release

BASF to increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site by more than 50 percent

Global capacity to increase to more than 70,000 metric tons per year Meet growing customer demand for high-performance formulations LUDWIGSHAFEN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF intends to increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site by more … Read the full press release

Lufthansa starts the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Lufthansa have successfully started the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius. The ISE marks an important step in the commercialization for this innovative additive. In the … Read the full press release

Manufacturers of interior airplane components can now achieve cost effective and quick production with the polyethersulfone Ultrason® E from BASF

Polyethersulfone Ultrason® E: One single polymer for manufacturing sandwich structures quickly and cost effectively Intrinsically flame retardant: Particularly well-suited for interior components in airplanes Ludwigshafen, Germany, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Manufacturing sandwich structures for airplane interiors cost effectively and quickly: … Read the full press release

BASF: New series of systems in the Elastoflex® E product group now allow significant weight reductions and foam densities of around 120g/L

Elastoflex® E produces slim and light components for automobile interiors Thin-Light system wins the SPE Environmental Category Award Global availability with local support Ludwigshafen, Germany, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Automobile manufacturers and processors are always searching for new, cost-effective solutions for … Read the full press release

BASF strengthens its market position in agricultural solutions with the closing of acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

Complements own crop protection, biotech and digital activities; marks entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides, nematicide seed treatments Creates new opportunities for innovation and growth About 4,500 experienced employees join Agricultural Solutions team Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

BASF to expand capacity for ethylene oxide and several downstream derivatives at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium

LUDWIGSHAFEN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The project includes capacity expansions for ethylene oxide and for several downstream derivatives, such as surfactants. … Read the full press release

BASF recognised with materialPREIS 2018 award for 3D moldable wood fiberboards manufactured with acFormTM

The “materialPREIS 2018” by the raumPROBE material library rewards outstanding materials for design and architecture 3D moldable wood fiberboards manufactured with acForm enable new dimensions for wood-based composites Ludwigshafen, Germany, 21-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the “Haus der Wirtschaft” in Stuttgart, … Read the full press release

BASF receives global registrations in Australia and India for the new active ingredient, Inscalis® insecticide

BASF’s Inscalis® insecticide receives registration in key markets throughout the globe Regulatory dossiers submitted for Broflanilide insecticide in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India and Australia Ludwigshafen, Germany, 21-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has received the first global registrations in Australia … Read the full press release

BASF to present at UTECH Europe 2018 international polyurethane trade show in Maastricht, NL, from May 29 to 31

With SLENTITE® into the future: first pilot applications implemented Added value for the automobile: Engine covers made of PU systems for the highest demands Increased sleeping comfort: PU spray gel for mattresses Ludwigshafen, Germany, 28-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With numerous innovations … Read the full press release

BASF reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to the new ISO 16128 standard criteria and calculating rules

More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard “Leaves Index” indicates the degree of natural origin Düsseldorf, Germany, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to … Read the full press release

BASF to showcase fire-resistant grease innovation at this year’s World Tunnel Congress in Dubai

MasterRoc TSG 800 for safer tunneling with lower consumption New soil conditioner MasterRoc SLF 50 for efficient soil extraction Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The fire-resistant grease MasterRoc TSG 800 is the latest innovation of the Master Builders … Read the full press release

Cosmetagora: BASF presents new active ingredients for skin and hair care products

Anti-stress ingredient Hyalurosmooth® is a mindful way to cope with the effect of stress by regulating cortisol impact on skin New anti-aging active RNAge™ harnesses BASF’s findings in epigenetics and reshapes facial harmony Anti-aging active DN-Age™ slows down hair graying, counteracts hair loss … Read the full press release

NYSCC Cosmetic Congress: BASF Care Creations and the Cell Therapy Research Institute CTIBiotech reveal initial results of their joint research on 3D tissue models

Experts demonstrated both ex vivo production of physiological sebum in 3D human sebaceous gland model and its regulation by means of active ingredients Ludwigshafen, Germany, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sebaceous glands help the skin stay moist and protect it against external … Read the full press release

BASF will present its new “Be authentic” concept at this year’s Cosmetagora

Mediterranean Influences: glamorous textures and effective sun protection based on BASF’s UV filter solutions Experimental Nomad: all-in-one, compact formulations that are easy to use and fit in a backpack – for beauty on the go Tinosorb® S Lite Aqua enables the … Read the full press release

Refining market: BASF unveils the next generation of the industry-leading Fortress Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for heavy residuum oil feedstock applications

Allows refiners to optimize operations and maximize profits Delivers superior metals passivation and activity maintenance Minimizes hydrogen and coke production Ludwigshafen, Germany, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announced today the launch of Fortress™ NXT, the next generation of the industry-leading Fortress … Read the full press release

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