BASF Increases Production Capacity for Basonat®


BASF has expanded its capacities to produce Basonat® hardeners at its Ludwigshafen site. The polyisocyanates are used for the formulation of automotive and industrial coatings, furniture, and flooring coatings as well as adhesives.

“With this investment, we further reinforce our position as a manufacturer of polyisocyanates used for crosslinking two-component PU coatings,” said Ulf Neidlein, vice president responsible for the resins and additives business in Europe. “This is our way of responding to the increasing demand of our customers for specialties in the field of aliphatic polyisocyanates and strengthening our delivery reliability.”