MBCC Group has emerged from the former BASF Construction Chemicals business after its acquisition by Lone Star Funds. MBCC Group has been carved-out from BASF Group over the past 18 months and has been built as a standalone organization.
The Supervisory Board of BASF SE has elected Dr Kurt Bock as the new chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE. Bock had previously been elected to the Supervisory Board of BASF SE by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting as a shareholder representative.
BASF will proceed with expanding global capacities for methane sulfonic acid (MSA) to 50,000 metric tons per year. This involves a higher double-digit million euro investment in constructing a new methane sulfonic acid plant at the Ludwigshafen site.
Additive manufacturing is a new manufacturing technology to produce parts that are used in both research and production plants at BASF.
The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, has started construction of its surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang province, China.
To further expand its position as a global supplier of engineering plastics, BASF signed an agreement with Solvay in September 2017 on the acquisition of Solvay’s integrated polyamide business.
With Ultrafuse 316L, BASF 3D Printing Solutions launches an innovative metal-polymer composite for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) into the market.
BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. (Lutianhua) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot production plant that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas compared to the traditional process.
BASF recently inaugurated a new, world-scale antioxidants manufacturing plant at its Caojing site in Shanghai, China. With an annual capacity of 42,000 tons, the plant will produce antioxidants and associated forms and blends for the plastic additives market.
Spanish AM industrial machinery manufacturer company TRIDITIVE is looking to accelerate the adoption of serial additive manufacturing of metal parts through high volume production of components with its AMCELL 3D printing machine and platform processing BASF’s Ultrafuse 316LX filament.