LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany - BASF opened its new Polyurethane System House in Poland with an official opening ceremony. About 250 guests from business and politics, customers and neighbors alike joined the event in the recently completed BASF site in Srem (near Poznan), Poland.

BASF’s new Polyurethane (PU) Solutions System House will develop and manufacture innovative PU systems for a wide range of industries. “Our investment in Srem emphasizes the significance of this region for BASF. It shows our customers that we are prepared to accompany their growth in all regions of the world and that we want to be their preferred partner,” said Wayne T. Smith, President BASF Polyurethanes. “This is a further step towards the continuous expansion of our leading position in the polyurethane market. Our global network of 38 system houses together with our production sites for the main precursors have made us the only polyurethane manufacturer who can reliably provide its customers around the globe with locally manufactured products.”

BASF is a market leader in polyurethane system solutions in Poland. Expected growth will mainly come from the construction, cooling appliance and automotive industries.