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BASF Drives Sustainability Down the Textile Value Chain.

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

China / Germany – The world’s leading chemical company, takes the lead to drive sustainability down the textile value chain. With sustainability becoming increasingly important for the textile industry, BASF has invited key stakeholders from the industry value chain to present sustainable solutions and discuss trends and concerns related to sustainability. The sustainability was held in […]

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BASF Sales Up 1% to €18.1 Billion.

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF increased sales and earnings in 2013 compared with the previous year. “2013 was again a demanding year, with a lot of headwind for our industry. Nevertheless, we achieved our goal: We sold more, worked more closely together with our customers and enhanced our portfolio,” said Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the […]

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BASF Unveils Revolutionary Non-Iron Solution for the Textile Industry.

By   /  February 22, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, continues to drive sustainability in the textile value chain with the launch of the industry’s first resin finishing system which embraces consumer safety and ecology: Fixapret® Resin WFF – the Wholistic Future Finishing (WFF).

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BASF and Nexam Chemical Enters Commercialization Phase.

By   /  February 11, 2014  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Sweden / Germany – Nexam and BASF have successfully developed a new crosslinkable Nylon 66 and have now agreed to initiate the commercialization phase for this compound. As a consequence of this, Nexam has awarded BASF temporally limited market exclusivity for approximately two years for a compound consisting of Nylon 66 and Nexam’s crosslinker. The exclusivity […]

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BASF Receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Resins for Protective Coatings.

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF receives the 2013 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan based on a recent analysis of the European resins for protective coatings market. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base demands, the overall impact it has

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BASF Makes First Commercial Volumes of Butanediol from Renewable Raw Material.

By   /  November 28, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF has produced its first commercial volumes of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable raw material, and is offering this product to customers for testing and commercial use. The production process relies on a patented fermentation technology from Genomatica, based in California. The fermentation process uses dextrose as a

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BASF Presents Collaborative Projects that Drive Sustainable Solutions.

By   /  November 16, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom – Leveraging sustainable innovations as a driver of business and brand value is the central theme of the Sustainable Brands Conference. For the second time BASF is a major sponsor of this event that takes place at The Lancaster Hotel in London from November 18 to 19. The conference convenes world’s leading […]

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Robust Third Quarter 2013 for BASF.

By   /  October 26, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany –  BASF raised sales in the third quarter of 2013 by 1.5% to around €17.7 billion despite significantly negative currency effects. This growth was mainly the result of increased volumes, particularly in the Oil & Gas segment. Income from operations (EBIT) before special items rose by €221 million to just under €1.7 billion.

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BASF Takes Further Steps to Improve Pigment’s Competitiveness.

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

China / Germany – BASF continues to implement a series of measures within its Performance Products segment to strengthen its competitiveness. As part of its long-term pigment strategy, BASF will enhance customer focus and continue to design differentiated products in high-value applications, and optimize the global production network.

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BASF to Present First Demonstrator Part for the Tape Variant of its New Ultracom Product.

By   /  October 12, 2013  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany  – Just in time for the world’s largest plastics exhibition, the K 2013 in Düsseldorf, BASF at Hall 5, Booth C21/D21, will present the first demonstrator part for the tape variant of its new Ultracom™ product and service package for composites. The part is derived from the geometry

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