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The majority of this chair is made out of renewable, raw materials and incorporates the BASF water-based, eco-friendly binding agent technology, Acrodur.

Oct 08, 2013

Organic Chair Made With EcoFriendly Binding Agent, Acrodur

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Sep 15, 2013

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

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

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

BASF's PremAir Catalyst converting ozone into oxygen

Jan 10, 2013

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

The majority of this chair is made out of renewable, raw materials and incorporates the BASF water-based, eco-friendly binding agent technology, Acrodur.

Oct 08, 2013

Organic Chair Made With EcoFriendly Binding Agent, Acrodur

Many individuals have latched onto the trend toward organic items - whether it is eggs, vegetables, milk - but what about organic car seats? With sustainability and lightweighting at the forefront of automaker's minds, we created an organic, concept car seat that took these trends to the next level - the hemp chair.

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Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Sep 15, 2013

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Launched in 1996 while working with Mercedes, our "Integrated Process" streamlines the steps needed when painting vehicle body parts. It serves as our general coatings philosophy and helps automakers save costs and improve environmental standards when painting vehicles.

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Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

With an already strong presence in the state of Louisiana, we continue our commitment to the Pelican State with recently announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, La. Our $42 million facility will create 22 new jobs and more than 160 construction jobs.

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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

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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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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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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