AMI Masterbatch 2013: Headline Sponsor BASF presents new offerings to the industry
Ludwigshafen – June 3, 2013 – BASF, the leading supplier of Additives and colorants for the plastics industry is the headline sponsor of the 26th AMI Masterbatch 2013, which will take place on June 4 to 5 in Frankfurt a. M. With more than 200 delegates the conference is a major forum for the international Masterbatch industry. On that occasion BASF Plastic Additives presents two papers.
“Anti-Dust solutions for Automotive – effect permanency and stabilization” is the title of the presentation given by Mr Murray Horton, Technical Specialist Polyolefins, Plastic Additives. Together with a strong partner in the German automotive industry, BASF has developed solutions for non-dusting car interiors. The offering will also in the long-run prevent unwanted fogging, is colour neutral, extremely light and thermo stable and has no impact on the properties of the plastic. “Thanks to a non-dusting interior the car will keep its premium-look and overall feel for a longer period of time”, explains Wolfgang Diegritz, Marketing Transportation Plastic Additives Europe.
Christine Bradley, Sales Manager Plastic Additives North Europe, shows in her paper the “Impact of regulatory and sustainability trends on coloration of plastics”. With that BASF positions itself as a reliable partner within the whole value-chain and provides a wide portfolio and broad expertise regarding sensitive applications. “Requirements for food compliance and other sensitive applications are constantly changing. For that reason we strive to exceed those standards and supply long-term applicable products to our customers”, states Bradley.
About BASFBASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.