Sacred Patch®: BASF launches new skin care active ingredient that helps boost emotional well-being

BASF researchers harness the potential of the precious Japanese algal extract sacran. Sacred Patch® demonstrates outstanding moisturization results, soothes sensitive skin, and helps to stimulate the release of the wellness mediator oxytocin. Based on the MicroPatch® technology, the product provides a positive emotional effect immediately after application. In an increasingly hectic world, promoting mental health has become Read more about Sacred Patch®: BASF launches new skin care active ingredient that helps boost emotional well-being[…]

Sacred Patch®: BASF präsentiert neuen Hautpflege-Wirkstoff für ein verbessertes emotionales Wohlbefinden

Inspiriert von alten japanischen Schönheitsritualen erschließen BASF-Forscher das Potential von Sacran aus der Alge Suizenji nori. Sacred Patch® zeigthervorragende feuchtigkeitsspendende Eigenschaften, beruhigt empfindliche Haut und trägt zur Freisetzung des Wellness-Mediators Oxytocin bei. Das auf der MicroPatch®-Technologie basierende Produkt verbessert bereits unmittelbar nach der Anwendung das emotionale Befinden. In einer zunehmend hektischen Welt steht für viele Verbraucher die Read more about Sacred Patch®: BASF präsentiert neuen Hautpflege-Wirkstoff für ein verbessertes emotionales Wohlbefinden[…]

Proven packaging, reduced carbon footprint: BSH uses BASF’s Styropor® packaging based on chemically recycled plastics for the first time

Helping to close the plastic loop and contributing to the sustainability strategy of both companies High-quality transport packaging for sensitive electric appliances still guaranteed Styropor® Ccycled™: alternative to fossil raw materials used for home appliances from the BSH Group What began at a major plastics fair and as a pilot project at the end of 2019 Read more about Proven packaging, reduced carbon footprint: BSH uses BASF’s Styropor® packaging based on chemically recycled plastics for the first time[…]

Ultrason® P for bottles: tailor-made for all relevant processing methods

With the BASF polyphenylsulphone (PPSU) portfolio, bottles can be manufactured by injection stretch blow molding, extrusion blow molding and injection molding For safe and robust bottles in numerous designs, shapes and colors Bottles showcased on BASF booth at CHINAPLAS 2021 BASF has now expanded its Ultrason® P portfolio so that it can be used to Read more about Ultrason® P for bottles: tailor-made for all relevant processing methods[…]

„Green“ box with double the benefits

Logistics company Unitax uses Schaumaplast cold-chain packaging made from BASF’s biomass-balanced Styropor® BMB in COVID-19 vaccine logistics Safe, well cooled and resource saving: Proven properties of Styropor®, the expandable polystyrene (EPS) from BASF, remain preserved Hospitals, care homes, and vaccination centres throughout the German state of Brandenburg have been eagerly awaiting deliveries from Unitax in Read more about „Green“ box with double the benefits[…]

BASF presents projects and innovations for the entire life cycle of packaging products at virtual events

With a focus on topics revolving around sustainability and resource conservation Events from March 15 to 25, 2021 Virtual replacement for the Interpack 2021 At virtual events held from March 15 to 25, 2021, BASF experts provide an insight into projects along the entire life cycle of packaging products – from their manufacturing to their Read more about BASF presents projects and innovations for the entire life cycle of packaging products at virtual events[…]

Group: Strong performance in Q4 2020 due to higher volumes and prices

  Proposed dividend of €3.30 per share for the 2020 business year (2019: €3.30 per share) Bonus for employees as a sign of recognition and appreciation Outlook 2021: Sales growth to between €61 billion and €64 billion (2020: €59.1 billion) EBIT before special items of between €4.1 billion and €5.0 billion (2020: €3.6 billion) “In Read more about Group: Strong performance in Q4 2020 due to higher volumes and prices[…]

New Ultramid® Advanced grades with carbon-fiber reinforcement for low-weight and high-performance parts

Carbon-fiber reinforced polyphthalamides (PPA) with outstanding mechanical properties for the replacement of aluminum and magnesium For structural automotive applications, consumer electronics and loaded industrial equipment BASF is now expanding its polyphthalamide (PPA) portfolio of Ultramid® Advanced with carbon-fiber reinforced grades with fillings of 20, 30 and 40 percent. The benefits of these new materials: They make Read more about New Ultramid® Advanced grades with carbon-fiber reinforcement for low-weight and high-performance parts[…]

„Minus 20°C is sometimes trickier than minus 70°C“

Reliable temperature-controlled coronavirus vaccine logistics require the smooth integration of all those involved as well as materials that provide good insulation Expandable polystyrene (EPS) granules Styropor® and Neopor® from BASF play important role in the pandemic As the range of coronavirus vaccines grows, so do the requirements for their distribution. The different vaccines need to be stored Read more about „Minus 20°C is sometimes trickier than minus 70°C“[…]

The new star among the standards – the heat-stabilized Ultramid®

The automobile has always been subject to permanent change and facing ever new challenges. Legal requirements for pollutant emissions, downsizing of internal combustion engines, alternative powertrains such as electric, hybrid or fuel cell have accelerated further development rapidly. These changes lead to increasing demands as well as new technical boundary conditions on products in use. Read more about The new star among the standards – the heat-stabilized Ultramid®[…]