WÜRZBURG/MÜNSTER, Germany - BASF Coatings has officially launched its new production and lab capacities for basecoats at the Würzburg, Germany, site. “With this capacity expansion, we are making a bold statement in the face of the economic crisis. We are pursuing our long-term strategy and are consistently building on our environmentally friendly waterborne basecoat technology,” said Stefan Marcinowski, Member of the Board of BASF SE.
The expanded lab capacities will permit BASF to respond to its customers’ wishes quickly and with more flexibly. In addition to marking the opening of the new facilities, BASF Coatings is celebrating two major anniversaries in Würzburg in 2009: 50 years of coatings production at the site and 40 years of basecoat manufacturing.