15th Apr 2020
BASF, a German chemical company, has announced that as part of its “Helping Hands” campaign to fight corona pandemic, BASF is donating 100 million protective masks to the Federal Republic of Germany. BASF is also donating 1 million masks to the State of Rhineland-Palatinate. The first delivery of masks is expected at Frankfurt Airport by next week.
19th Feb 2020
Basf is showcasing sustainable, high-performance materials, new shoe concepts and its wide-ranging shoe expertise at Simac, the ongoing international machine and technology fair for shoes in Milan. Products on display include a virtual concept shoe made entirely of innovative Basf materials, a 3D printed shoe made from TPU, and creations by young...
7th Nov 2019
Basf has unveiled Elastopan polyurethane for Mizuno's new training footwear. The shoes are meant to improve balance and athletic performance. The high-performance material solution enables Mizuno's Centre of Balance (COB) technology that transmits information to the soles of the feet through activation bumps moulded into the surface of the midsole.
28th Sep 2019
In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using the new material Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight. BASF is a German chemical company and a leading chemical producer in the world. STR Automotive produces exterior car components like bumpers, side stripes and rocker...
21st Sep 2019
BASF and its partner BNP Brinkmann are collaborating with the German Aerospace Centre on its research project "Next Generation Car (NGC)". The two have developed a light-weight composite based on natural fibre for the project which is meant to promote the development of quiet, low-emission road vehicles with a high degree of automation and a wide range.
26th May 2017
The functional cooling textiles of the E.COOLINE and IDENIXX brands, incorporating the specially developed superabsorbent nonwoven fabric from Basf, are offering a mobile air conditioning system which effectively supports the cooling system of the human body. These textiles are being used by athletes and workers worldwide in high temperatures.
8th Mar 2017
A new aqueous acrylic binder for nonwovens is now available which meets high thermo-dimensional stability requirements. With ability to impart mechanical stability under thermal strain, the binder is particularly suitable for nonwovens that are used for construction and abrasive applications, and for nonwovens made of synthetic fibres such as polyester.
20th Jun 2016
BASF, the world’s leading chemical company along with other members of industry and science has been working on the project ‘Sport Infinity’ aimed at identifying and developing recyclable, partly waste-based, textile fibre reinforced composites. The research program focuses on football sporting shoes. A used football shoe could be collected and...
31st May 2016
Inge, a manufacturer of ultrafiltration technology, is introducing two innovative products at the ongoing IFTA 2016, a trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management in Munich, Germany. The company’s latest innovations – dizzer XL series and dizzer L PB series will be at display at the trade fair till June, 3, 2016.The new...
11th May 2016
BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, has announced an increase in prices for Ultramid B (polyamide 6) and Ultramid C (polyamide 6/66 copolymer) by US$100 per metric ton in Asia Pacific with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit. “The increase is necessary in order to restore prices to a sustainable level,” the company said on its...