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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.

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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


Air barrier market shifts in light of new building codes, trends

Fluid-applied air barriers combine resiliency with flexibility to help builders meet codes and environmental standards.


With traffic paints, there’s a time and place for crosslinking

Traffic paints must stay stable until it’s time to dry — very, very quickly. Learn how this is achieved.


Roofers want greener, safer asphalt shingles

A study shows roofers are becoming more interested in recyclable and formaldehyde-free asphalt shingles.


What’s top of mind in today’s flooring adhesives market?

A study explores common influences and concerns for installers and architects in the flooring adhesives market


Is your adhesive compostable? The proof is in the packaging

Formulate compostable adhesives to help your flexible packaging meet certification standards.


Study: Testing a 1K water-based concrete coating system for better performance

A study by BASF outlines a test comparing the performance of different 1K and 2K concrete coating systems.