A high-performance concept car produced with lightweight plastics, eco-efficient materials and the very latest design concepts is on display for visitors for the duration of the K Show. more

K 2016

BASF will introduce its new ‘Dragon Gold’ effect pigment, the newest member of its Lumina Royal product family during K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:23 AM K 2016

The use of plastics solutions from BASF are helping to improve the passenger experience in a new concept vehicle. more

Jul 18, 2016 9:57 AM Materials

A range of innovations demonstrating how high performance plastics materials can enable high-end design is the focus for BASF at CHINAPLAS 2016. more

Apr 18, 2016 10:31 AM Chinaplas 2016

BASF has appointed Richard John Carter to head its operations in the UK and Ireland. Carter assumes the role of Vice President in charge of BASF’s UK/Ireland Unit, as well as Managing Director of BASF companies in the UK and Ireland. more

Mar 14, 2016 4:54 PM Industry News

BASF is considering making a counterbid for DuPont, following the announcement of its merger with Dow Chemical in December, published reports suggest. more

Mar 7, 2016 10:26 AM Industry News

BASF has announced it intends to sell its global industrial coatings business to AkzoNobel for €475 million (approx. £370 million GBP). more

Feb 17, 2016 9:59 AM Industry News

BASF has announced the appointment of Dr. Katja Scharpwinkel to the position of Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions in Europe. more

Feb 10, 2016 11:53 AM Industry News

Styrolution has changed its name and logo to INEOS Styrolution in order to establish its identity under new ownership. more

Jan 18, 2016 9:24 AM Industry News

BASF has announced it is expanding the compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe, which will see the creation of around 50 new jobs. more

Nov 27, 2015 11:13 AM Materials

A flame retardant polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) from BASF has been selected for use in the mass production of a range of semiconductor modules. more

Oct 14, 2015 9:30 AM Materials

BASF has announced it is to raise the overall number of women in leadership positions within the company as part of an initiative to increase diversity within the business. more

Sep 30, 2015 8:58 AM Industry News

A polyamide from BASF has been used to produce the world’s first plastic transmission crossbeam for use in a rear axle subframe in Mercedes-Benz’ S-Class vehicles. more

Jul 6, 2015 3:49 PM Materials

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes have announced the achievement of another milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. more

Dec 9, 2014 3:40 PM Materials

BASF has completed the sale of its 50 percent share in Styrolution to INEOS for €1.1 billion. more

Nov 18, 2014 9:36 AM Industry News

At Fakuma BASF is inviting visitors to its stand to enjoy a coffee from a capsule made from its latest plastics before taking a seat on a chair also manufactured from products in its portfolio. more

Oct 8, 2014 4:47 PM Fakuma 2014

INEOS has announced it will acquire BASF’s 50 percent share in Styrolution, buying out the company in a deal worth €1.1 billion. more

Jun 30, 2014 11:39 AM Industry News

BASF is using Chinaplas 2014 to show plastics solutions it says will “help Asia Pacific innovate for sustainability.” more

Apr 17, 2014 11:23 AM Materials

BASF has announced it has signed a contract to divest its liquid masterbatch business in Clermont de l’Oise, France, to Audia International, a large global supplier of polyolefins and color masterbatches. more

Feb 19, 2014 2:19 PM Industry News

BASF Polyurethanes has developed a new antistatic additive for the plastics industry designed to combat the problem of electrostatic charging that can cause the failure of electronic components. more

Jul 31, 2013 4:52 PM Materials

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