LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany — BASF has expanded its capacities for the production of Basonat® hardeners at its site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The high-quality polyisocyanates are used in the formulation of automotive and industrial coatings, furniture and flooring coatings as well as adhesives.

 “With this investment, we further reinforce our position as a manufacturer of polyisocyanates used for crosslinking two-component PU coatings,” says Ulf Neidlein, Vice President responsible for the resins and additives business in Europe. “This is our way of responding to the increasing demand of our customers for specialties in the field of aliphatic polyisocyanates and strengthening our delivery reliability.” In addition, BASF offers a broad portfolio of binders, light stabilizers and formulation additives for 2K PU coatings that combine perfectly with Basonat hardeners.