Early rain resistance
United States
Dispersions, Resins and Additives

Dispersions, Resins and Additives

United States
Dispersions, Resins and Additives

Amazing effects. Unique performance.

BASF offers a wide range of high-quality polymer emulsions, acrylic binders, resins, additives and colorants worldwide.

These raw materials are used in formulations for adhesivesarchitectural coatings, automotive coatings, building materials, construction coatingsindustrial coatings, nonwovensprinting and packagingpaper coatings, wood coatings, and more. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, we offer our customers innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry.

We provide the raw materials from a diverse product range matched with extensive industry experience and technical knowledge to help enhance the quality, appearance and durability of all exterior and interior coatings. In challenging environmental conditions, our polymer dispersions, resins and additives provide adhesion, maintain gloss and prevent corrosion. And you can preserve your application’s color with our light stabilizers that prevent degradation and color change as a result of UV exposure.

How can we help?

Have a question about BASF's polymers and additives? Contact our experts.

Request a sample

Business update on COVID-19

Learn what actions BASF is taking to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 at our North American dispersions, resins and additives sites.



BASF offers an extensive portfolio of polymer emulsions, binders, resins, additives, and colorants.

Industries & Applications


BASF provides raw materials for a wide variety of industries and applications.

Industry Insights


Balancing resistance and resolubility with water-based inks

Advancements in emulsion technologies position water-based inks as an effective and sustainable alternative to solvent-based systems in flexible packaging.


LMC proves a strong, economical choice for long-lasting bridge decks

Engineers from the Pennsylvania DOT discuss their use of latex-modified concrete in bridge decks around the district


Water-based intumescent coatings with dramatically reduced application times

A BASF study looks at a unique technology for intumescent coatings that can dramatically decrease application times and in many cases preclude the need for a topcoat.


Dispersing resins paint vibrant future for printing inks

The latest addition to the JONCRYL® HPD Line combines strong color strength with Swiss Ordinance List compliance


Acrylic Dispersion for Improved Metal Protection

A BASF study that looks at a new high-performance, APEO- and zinc-free binder with improved corrosion protection.


Solar reflective roof coating performance under UV and water exposure

A BASF study explores morphological changes in exterior surface coatings — specifically solar reflective roof coatings (SRRCs) — after cyclic water submersion and UV exposure