BASF New World Scale Chemical Catalysts Manufacturing Plant Expanded

Picture Courtesy http://www.basf-coatings.com: The 3-D robot can simulate nearly any situation at a paint line anywhere in the world, which enables BASF’s new Automotive Application Center to optimize application processes and products. It can apply the coating not only vertically and horizontally, but also three-dimensionally, for instance, for mirror housings. BASF announces its investment to construct its initial regional Automotive Application Center at Asia Pacific, to be found in the BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai), China. Start of operations is intended for the end of 2018. As an integrated…

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BASF announces new Lumina® Royal and Cinquasia® pigments at the 2016 American Coatings Show

The newest Lumina® Royal Dragon Gold EH 0908 is an extremely chromatic green gold interference mica pigment that offers most powerful glow in shaving for greens and golds and the maximum lightness. It expands the space potential of high chroma colors for wall coverings, print packaging, plastics, consumer electronics, major and kitchen appliances, sporting goods, cosmetic and personal care packaging, architectural and other specialty programs. “The addition of Dragon Gold to the Lumina® Royal lineup of pigments helps designers achieve highly chromatic colors previously unobtainable,” said Andre Bendo, technical account…

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