CHARLOTTE, NC/MEMPHIS, TN – BASF and Vertrauen Chemie Solutions (VCS) Inc. signed an agreement to extend their partnership. VCS will develop a storage location for manufacturing material of BASF’s Dispersions and Resins business as well as a finished goods distribution center at its Memphis, Tennessee, facility.

Through this strategic alliance, VCS supports BASF in streamlining the global aliphatic isocyanate supply chain. BASF customers will be able to specify customized packaging and receive their shipment anywhere in the United States within five business days. Aliphatic isocyanate is a key product in BASF’s Resins and Dispersions chemical portfolio.

“The additional storage and re-packaging services provided by VCS will improve our aliphatic isocyanate supply chain and deliver additional benefits to our customers,” said Vuk Milojkovic, Business Director, Automotive and Industrial Coatings, BASF Dispersion and Resins, North America. “This facility allows us to reinforce our commitment to meet the growing demands of customers and to deliver products on time.” 

“VCS will continue to support BASF enhancing their supply position and to provide outstanding customer service and technical expertise to create further opportunities,” said John Jamieson, VCS Chief Executive Officer.