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Paints & Coatings

BASF Celebrates 90 Years of R-M® Automotive Refinish Paint

SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 9, 2009 - BASF Automotive Refinish today announced that it is celebrating the 90th anniversary of one of its automotive refinish paint brands, R-M, founded in the summer of 1919. Today, the R-M product line contains well-known names like DIAMONT®, ONYX HD(TM) and CARIZZMA ®, and is used throughout the world by collision repair shops and customizers alike. It all...

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Materials

Pigment provides clean, white pearlescent effect.

Created by coating titanium dioxide onto synthetic mica substrate, Chione(TM) Snowfall White effect pigment exhibits clean, white color due to transparency of substrate. Intermediate particle size provides shimmery appearance. Designed to help color cosmetics and personal care products achieve shimmery look and glossy luster, high-purity pigment is suitable for lip and eye applications.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

BASF and Sion Power Collaborate on New Battery Technology

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY and TUCSON, AZ, May 13, 2009 -- BASF SE and Sion Power Corporation, today announced a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to accelerate the commercialization of Sion Power's proprietary lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery technology for the electric vehicle (EV) market and other high-energy applications. The Sion Power / BASF collaboration targets the development of battery...

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Materials

Helping to Save the Planet, One Chair at a Time

Herman Miller and BASF collaborate to make Aeron Chair MBDC Silver WYANDOTTE, MI, May 13, 2009 -- BASF's Petra® PET from the North American Engineering Plastics product portfolio and Elastofoam® Flexible polyurethane integral skin are key ingredients in Herman Miller's legendary Aeron chair that recently achieved McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) Cradle-to- Cradle Silver...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Polyurethane Foam Insulation suits residential applications.

Designed to create airtight building envelope, ENERTITE® spray-applied open-cell foam insulates while providing sound absorption, inhibiting mold and mildew for healthier indoor air quality, and offering protection from thermal leaks. Water-blown foam flows into difficult-to-reach areas and creates seamless seal. Insulation maintains its form and characteristics over time and will not...

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Chemicals & Gases

BASF Introduces Joncryl® 1610 High Gloss Emulsion for Overprint Varnishes with Excellent Optical Clarity

WYANDOTTE, MI, May 12, 2009 - BASF, the market leader in resins and emulsions for the water-based ink and overprint varnish markets, is introducing Joncryl® 1610, a styrene-acrylic, non-film forming emulsion that exhibits high gloss and excellent clarity in overprint varnishes and can be used in many paper and paperboard applications. The new product is a low VOC, HAP solvent-free, low odor...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

BASF Elastoshore® Helps Set Installed Flowline Insulation Depth Record

WYANDOTTE, MI, May 5, 2009 - BASF, the market leader in polyurethane specialties, recently collaborated with Perma-Pipe Oil and Gas, under contract to The Bayou Companies, to supply glass syntactic polyurethane (GSPU) insulation for the deepest subsea insulated flowline installed in the world to date. Perma-Pipe applied its Auto-Therm® GSPU wet" insulation to fusion bonded epoxy (FBE)...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

BASF Receives Full California Registration for Pageant(TM) Fungicide

Broad-spectrum Pageant helps nursery and greenhouse growers control more ornamentals diseases than any other fungicide RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, May 5, 2009 - BASF Turf & Ornamentals today announced that Pageant(TM) fungicide received full state registration in California. Combining two fast-acting active ingredients - boscalid, an active ingredient newly registered for ornamentals, and...

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Materials

BASF to Increase Prices for Styrofan Latex Sold to the Carpet Industry

DALTON, GA, May 6, 2009 - Effective June 1, 2009, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices by $US 0.04 per dry pound on all Styrofan carboxylated styrene-butadiene polymers sold to the carpet industry in the United States and Canada. BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.® BASF Corporation,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

BASF to Showcase Broad Offering for Wind Turbines at WINDPOWER 2009

Proven, innovative solutions for fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines FLORHAM PARK, NJ, May 1, 2009 - BASF today announced that it will showcase its innovative portfolio of solutions for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines at booth 5108 at the WINDPOWER 2009 Conference to be held May 4-7, 2009, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago,...

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