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November 12, 2015
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Infographic: BASF and the Jets Promote “Team Chemistry” for a More Sustainable Game Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, November 12, 2015 – BASF invites New York Jets fans to a tailgate tent outside MetLife Stadium where they can win prizes, take home free giveaways, and learn how chemistry enables many aspects of the game day experience.

The tailgate at the November 12th “Green Out” against the Buffalo Bills is the second of five games that BASF will attend. The tent is located outside of the MetLife Gate and will start when parking lots open at 3:30 p.m.

The following BASF products are found throughout sports venues around the country.

Concrete Surfaces

Green Sense® Concrete technology is a BASF service package that allows concrete manufacturers to increase savings in energy, water consumption, air emissions, waste and fossil fuels.

Stadium Seating

BASF’s unique surface-enhanced, high-fatigue strength, engineered plastic resins enable better seating designs with improved durability, flexural modulus, impact strength, fatigue, wear and abrasion resistance.

Turf

Neopolen® P serves as the underbase of long-lasting artificial turf that is easy on the joints of players. Grass fibers made from Ultramid® PA6 are versatile enough incorporate into the fiber of T-shirts, The fabric exhibits a consistently high level of UV protection even after they have been worn and laundered several times, regardless of whether the garment is wet or dry.

Sports Gear

Sneakers: BASF's new foam Infinergy® is included in a revolutionary running shoe with unique suspension and shock absorbing properties.

Cleats: Made from thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), a type of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), which provides abrasion/cut resistance, good grip and uniform stiffness over temperature range.

Pants: PolyTHF® is a building blocks for elastic spandex fibers that have a broad range of applications in textiles.

Compostable Plastics

BASF has added alternatives to its range of the compostable and partially bio-based plastic ecovio®.  Available in both thermoforming and injection molding grades for all types of bottles and packaging, they consist predominantly of renewable raw materials and lend themselves well to dying. 

Vitamins

BASF’s Nutrition & Health division develops, produces and markets a comprehensive range of products and services for the human and animal nutrition, pharmaceutical, flavor and fragrance industries. Human nutrition products include vitamins and carotenoids, plant sterols, emulsifiers and omega-3 fatty acids.

Visit basf.com to explore BASF products and industries.

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, 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 over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.

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Team chemistry for a more sustainable game day

Team chemistry for a more sustainable game day

Last Update November 26, 2018