2016

BASF to offer tailor-made product innovation at European Coatings Show

The broad range of products offered by BASF includes dispersions, resins, formulation additives, light stabilizers, antioxidants, pigments, hardeners, cross-linking agents, reactive diluents and solvents.

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Conserving resources during automotive production with integrated paint process

New TÜV-certified study by BMW Group, Dürr and BASF; Sustainability: Stronger focus on production processes.

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Measuring powder contact angles with exact reproducibility

KRÜSS new Washburn sorption cell and its preparation set reduce measurement uncertainty and enable standardized sample preparation.

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Tribo lance PEM-TL1: efficient powder-coating for extra-large dimensions

The new Tribo lance from WAGNER Industrial Solutions offers a cost-effective manual coating solution for large workpieces.

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BASF increases prices for Neopentylglycol, Trimethylolpropane and 1,6-Hexanediol in Europe

BASF is increasing the prices of the following polyalcohols with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit in Europe.

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BASF celebrates 25 years of Paliocrom

The Paliocrom® line of effect pigments continues to grow and meet the demands of the coatings market.

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BASF receives the German Federal Ecodesign Award for "Cool Coatings"

BASF wins in category "Product"; Distinction for innovative, sustainable products and high design quality; Cool Coatings technology promotes fuel and energy efficiency.

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BASF expands automotive refinish coatings manufacturing to Asia Pacific

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.

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Number of Participations in Startups Stagnating

As in the previous year, every tenth industrial company invested in a young technology company; In almost 40 percent of the companies, the willingness to take risks is low or virtually non-existent.

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Helios will grow its importance in European coating industry under the new strategic owner Kansai Paint

After the constructive negotiation process between shareholders of Helios Group - Ring International Holding, Franklin Templeton and GSO - and Kansai Paint Co. Ltd., one of world's top 10 paint manufacturers, the two peers agreed on the terms and conditions of a share purchase agreement ("SPA").

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Axalta's "Global Automotive 2016 Color Popularity Report" Shows Strong Preference for Neutrals... but Colour is Coming Back

Global Automotive 2016 Color Popularity Report confirms a continued global pre-eminence by white, while hints of colourful hues enliven traditional neutral colours to bring colour back into the mainstream.

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Il "Cleaning Institute" di 3M fa tappa anche a Gijón

Organizzato insieme all'Unione degli Imprenditori del Settore Lavaggio del Principato delle Asturie (Udelimpa), l'evento è servito a mostrare i benefici dei dischi di lucidatura per pavimento a doppia faccia 3M Scotch-Brite High Shine, i tappeti e altri prodotti dell'azienda.

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BASF: Thomas Kloster new head of Automotive OEM Coatings Solutions Europe business unit

In this position, he succeeds Dr. Martin Jung who oversees the integration of Chemetall after the successful acquisition of the business.

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Changes in the Board of Executive Directors of BASF

Margret Suckale to retire; Dr. Harald Schwager to leave the Board in support of long- term succession planning; Saori Dubourg and Dr. Markus Kamieth appointed to Board; Redistribution of responsibilities effective May 13, 2017.

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