Ludwigshafen, Germany -Polyurethane supplier BASF will be presenting its innovative and sustainable polyurethane solutions on at the forthcoming UTECH Europe 2012 event under the motto "We create chemistry" (Stand No. 1390). "Due to the market situation, which is currently rather volatile, wewill use the trade fair extensively as a forum for dialogue," commentedDr Uwe Hartwig, senior vice president BASF Polyurethanes Europe.
The prestigious trade fair for the polyurethane industry is being held in Maastricht, Holland, 17 - 19 April 2012. "We innovate to make our customers more successful - and we can demonstrate that really well at the UTECH," said Hartwig.
And he emphasised, "We would like to invite all customers to use UTECH as an opportunity to engage in intensive discussion with us."
Because of this need, the BASF stand has an additional upper floor with a dialogue and lounge area, reserved for such discussions.
In addition, BASF promises a world premiere for UTECH. "We don't want to give away the secret. Let's just say it concerns an extraordinary design concept with forward-looking polyurethane material solutions," said Hartwig.
At the BASF stand, a selection of innovative and sustainable PU system solutions for a wide range of uses awaits the trade visitor. Modern and energy-efficient polyurethane solutions developed by BASF help the construction business and the automotive industry, for example, to save resources sustainably and show how cars can be made lighter, insulation material more efficient and refrigerators more economic.
For the manufacture of the especially versatile material polyurethane, BASF also offers an assortment of highly efficient catalysts, polyols, additives and solvents from its globally unique portfolio of chemical intermediates.
Along with high supply reliability through backwards integration, and global expertise in the world of PU, the company provides local presence for its customers and extensive service. In addition, BASF gives support to the development of innovative products and processes.
At the UTECH Conference, BASF is presenting five technical contributions. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of polyurethane, Hartwig will give a presentation on the theme "75 Years of Market Innovation and Development with PU Systems," while experts from research and development, as well as sales and marketing, will report on further developments in polyurethane systems, innovative technologies and new concepts.