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BASF Scores Big at SPE-® Automotive Innovation Awards Gala Two Category Wins, Two Finalist Placements

WYANDOTTE, MI, November 13, 2009 - Last night, the Society of Plastics EngineersÂ-® International (SPE) held its 39th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala at Burton Manor in Livonia, Michigan. More than 50 parts were entered in the competition and BASF was awarded wins in two of the 10 judging categories: Materials and Powertrain. BASF's AcrodurÂ-® thermosetting acrylic copolymer was...

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Materials

BASF Announces Full Registration of Headline AMP(TM) Fungicide

BASF announces full registration of Headline AMP(TM) fungicide New combination fungicide gives yield-driven corn growers maximum protection and Plant Health for top yield performance RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, November 12, 2009 - BASF announced today that Headline AMP(TM) fungicide has received full registration from the Environmental Protection Agency. Headline AMP is the first combination...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Eco-Efficiency Analysis of Wall Systems Confirms: Smallest Ecological Footprint Belongs to EIFS

Results introduced at the GreenBuild 2009 tradeshow in Phoenix, Arizona PHOENIX, ARIZONA, November 11, 2009 -- BASF Wall Systems today announced the results of an Eco-Efficiency Analysis comparing brick, stucco and Senergy-® Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS). The detailed Eco-Efficiency Analysis was performed to determine the balance of environmental burden and life cycle costs...

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BASF Launches Starch-Based, Allergen-Free Lycopene for Beverages

Universal formula for use in all major countries worldwide FLORHAM PARK, NJ, November 10, 2009 - BASF Corporation today announced LycoVitÂ-® 10 CWD/S, a vegetarian lycopene formulation designed especially for beverage and food applications at Supply Side West, an international trade show and conference that takes place from Nov. 12-13, 2009, at the Venetian and the Sands Expo, in Las Vegas,...

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Materials

Neopor-® Expandable Polystyrene Saves Energy in Phoenix, Arizona

Study says Neopor can save up to 70 percent of cooling energy vs. a non-insulated house in warm climates WYANDOTTE, MI, November 10, 2009 - BASF's innovative insulation solution Neopor-®, an expandable polystyrene (EPS) containing infrared absorbers, can dramatically reduce energy use for cooling houses in hot climates, according to a new simulation study. The study, carried out by the Passive...

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Making Old Buildings New Again
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Making Old Buildings New Again

BASF's Neopor-® expandable polystyrene helps renovate Civil War building into a new learning center FLORHAM PARK, NJ, November 10, 2009 - GreenTek Building Solutions in DuBois, Pennsylvania, has created a new product called InsulWall(TM) interior wall system, using BASF's Neopor expandable polystyrene (EPS) as the insulation ingredient. The crucial difference in Neopor versus standard white EPS...

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BASF Polyurethanes Launches Lupranate 280 Isocyanate for MDI-Based Foams

WYANDOTTE, MI, September 30, 2009 - BASF Corporation is launching its innovative Lupranate 280 Isocyanate for MDI-based foam. The resulting foams provide excellent quality and performance and have intrinsic fire retardant qualities. Lupranate 280 Isocyanate is unique because it provides the manufacturer a high-quality foam that passes California Technical Bulletin 117* without the addition of...

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Materials

BASF Showcases Oilfield Products Portfolio at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Company to highlight solutions that support petroleum engineers involved in oil & gas exploration, production HOUSTON, TX, September 30, 2009 -- BASF is featuring a broad portfolio of products for all aspects of oil and natural gas exploration and production at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SPE ATCE), Oct. 5-7 at the Morial Convention Center in New...

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Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge
Adhesives & Sealants

Bumpy Road Conditions Are No Match for BASF's Oil Pan Test Challenge

Collaboration with Dana Holding Corporation validates results WYANDOTTE, MI, September 25, 2009 - The Sealing Products Group of Dana Holding Corporation and BASF conducted an oil pan module study to demonstrate and validate that Ultramid-® PA (polyamide) can perform not only as an oil pan, but also as an oil pan that integrates and combines multiple components and functions. Benefits compared to...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

BASF Announces Supply Agreement for Seed Treatment in Cotton

New seed treatment for cotton gives growers control over seedling diseases RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, September 22, 2009 -BASF announced today a supply agreement with Monsanto for a new fungicide seed treatment for cotton in the United States. The new product contains F500Â-®, the same active ingredient found in HeadlineÂ-® fungicide, BASF's top-selling Plant Health fungicide, and will...

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