TIANJIN, China – BASF has opened a new polyurethane system house in Tianjin, China. The new facility will deliver customized polyurethane solutions to its customers, supported by local production, in-house sales, technical service and development teams.

As BASF’s first investment in Tianjin, the site is also the company’s 11th polyurethane system house in Asia Pacific and the third in mainland China. It joins a network that currently includes 38 system houses.

"Tianjin is strategically located in the heart of the Northern China region where the PU market has been experiencing above-average growth. We see significantly strong demand in emerging markets for sustainable solutions in the automotive and construction industries," said Dr. Ramkumar Dhruva, Senior Vice President of Polyurethanes, BASF Asia Pacific.

The new system house develops and manufactures polyurethane systems for a range of industries. The facility occupies 3.4 hectares of land in the Tianjin Economic Technological Development Area (Hangu Modern Industrial Zone).