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, Illinois.

"BASF has an excellent array of innovative solutions for producers of wind turbines," said Jay Bhatia, Industry Manager for the BASF Intermediates business and leader of the newly established BASF Wind-Energy team in North America. "From epoxy resin and coating systems for fabrication to concrete admixtures and structural grouts for installation, to coatings and repair systems for maintenance, BASF can support the wind-turbine industry just about every step of the way."

Detailed information about the following technologies will be on display throughout the conference at booth 5108:

o Baxxodur® epoxy systems for faster fabrication of durable, long-lasting
rotor blades,
o RELIUS coating systems for wind turbine rotor blade fabrication and
rotor blade coatings,
o Master Builders brand admixtures for concrete foundations, and
o Masterflow® polymer and cementious structural grouts for wind turbine
installations for high strength and precision under demanding
conditions.

For more information about BASF, please visit the Web site at www.basf.com.

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, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 15,000 employees in North America, and had sales of approximately $17.5 billion in 2008. For more information about BASF's North American operations, or to sign up to receive news releases by e-mail, visit www.basf.com/usa.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals, as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner, BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges, such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has approximately 97,000 employees and posted sales of more than 62 billion in 2008. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.

For more information contact:

William Pagano
BASF Corporation
Tel: (973) 245-6071
E-mail: william.pagano@basf.com

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