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A comprehensive platform of leading Performance and Formulation Additives brands and technologies

BASF is a premiere provider of Performance and Formulation Additives for the paints and coatings industry. With a comprehensive range of respected brands and a broad technology base of Dispersing Agents, Defoamers, Rheology ModifiersWetting Agents and Surface Modifiers, Film-forming Agents, Light Stabilizers, Antioxidants and Optical Brighteners, our unique portfolio helps to enable performance-driven products, which are passionately designed to meet the latest and most stringent environmental regulations.

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Press Release

October 15, 2019

New universal dispersing agent for organic and inorganic pigments

BASF has launched a new high molecular weight dispersing agent that features excellent performance in pigment stabilization, outstanding color strength and brilliant viscosity reduction. 

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October 8, 2019

BASF launches new defoamer that complies with major food contact regulations for adhesives, paper coating applications and functional packaging

BASF has launched a new defoamer that is compliant with China’s food contact regulation GB 9685-2016 for adhesives and other major international food contact regulations.

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Technical Papers

August 2019

Adhesives to Plastics - Aqueous Paints in the Automotive Industry

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Formulating the rainbow

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No more mess with foam

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