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Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Paul Czornij, technical manager for BASF Color Excellence Group, pictured with automotive color trend predictions

Aug 05, 2013

Unveiling Automotive Color Trend Predictions

Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

4 NVH Solutions Offered By BASF That Can't Be Rattled

Mar 13, 2013

4 NVH Solutions Offered By BASF That Can't Be Rattled

From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

From left: Michael Malone, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, UMass Amherst; Christian Fischer, President of BASF's Advanced Materials and Systems Research; Richard McCullough, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University; and Mary C. Boyce, Professor of Engineering, Head of Department, MIT.

Mar 08, 2013

Academic Collaboration to Focus on New Materials Development for Various Industries

BASF's PremAir Catalyst converting ozone into oxygen

Jan 10, 2013

PremAir® Catalyst Unleashes the "Smog Eaters" to Reduce Emissions

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

As a result of our work developing a lighter-weight thermoplastic composite front seat pan, we recently were honored with the inaugural Altair Enlighten Award. The award was presented to our very own Martin Jung, Ph.D., senior vice president of Global Research for Structural Materials at the 2013 Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars.

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2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Dr. Martin Jung is one of the many scientists at BASF who are focused on reducing vehicle weight - not by a couple pounds, but by more than 200 pounds per vehicle - by utilizing more plastics technology. Talk about taking a load off!

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Paul Czornij, technical manager for BASF Color Excellence Group, pictured with automotive color trend predictions

Aug 05, 2013

Unveiling Automotive Color Trend Predictions

The results are in and the theme is "Making Headway" indicating a movement toward more color shades for vehicles than in previous years. Our global color design experts' information indicates that the trend may be moving toward more options and brighter color choices.

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Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

Chrysler Group LLC has named us "Supplier of the Year for Sustainability and Diversity Supplier Development." "Chrysler is pleased to honor suppliers who embrace philosophies focused on social and environmental responsibility, and overall cost-effectiveness to deliver total value for our customers," said Bill Hall, director of Sustainability and Business Continuity for Chrysler Group LLC.

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4 NVH Solutions Offered By BASF That Can't Be Rattled

Mar 13, 2013

4 NVH Solutions Offered By BASF That Can't Be Rattled

Today's automotive consumer has high expectations when it comes to handling, ride and comfort of a vehicle. And as autonomous driving evolves, sensitivity to noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) will continue to increase as the driver becomes the passenger and vehicle operation takes a backseat.

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From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Our first global design competition called 'sit down. move.' encouraged designers, engineers and dreamers to create innovative automotive seating solutions for the future. Announced in 2012, we asked the applicants to consider design, comfort, ergonomics, safety and weight during the design and production process. And, we were not disappointed to say the least. We had more than 170 entries from 33 countries.

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From left: Michael Malone, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, UMass Amherst; Christian Fischer, President of BASF's Advanced Materials and Systems Research; Richard McCullough, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University; and Mary C. Boyce, Professor of Engineering, Head of Department, MIT.

Mar 08, 2013

Academic Collaboration to Focus on New Materials Development for Various Industries

We serve as a resource for our consumers by meeting their current and future needs through science and innovation. Research and development (R&D) is crucial to our strategy in accomplishing that goal. Because of this, we've launched a research initiative in partnership with Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst.

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BASF's PremAir Catalyst converting ozone into oxygen

Jan 10, 2013

PremAir® Catalyst Unleashes the "Smog Eaters" to Reduce Emissions

With Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards and more stringent emissions regulations looming, we are well-suited to help OEMs gain emissions credits by using our PremAir® product and other sustainable solutions.

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