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Aug. 18, 2020
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BASF invests to produce Uvinul® A Plus in Asia

  • New production line at Kaohsiung site in Taiwan to produce Uvinul® A Plus, an ingredient used for UVA protection, in various sun and skin care formulations
  • Regional production to meet rising consumer demand for high-performance and safe UV filters in the Asia Pacific market
  • First additional capacities to be available from mid-2022


Aug. 14, 2020
Press Release

100 percent naturally derived: BASF launches Lamesoft® Balance for efficient stabilization of rinse-off formulations

  • Lamesoft® Balance is readily biodegradable and stabilizes wax-based dispersions in hair and skin cleansing formulations
  • Cold processable and easy to formulate
  • Suitable for formulations of certified natural cosmetics according to COSMOS and NATRUE standards


Aug. 14, 2020
Press Release

BASF partners with The Estée Lauder Companies and Solidaridad to provide COVID-19 support to sustainable palm farmers in Indonesia


Aug. 14, 2020
Press Release

BASF invests to boost alkoxylate capacity in Asia Pacific

  • Investment to support growing demand for alkoxylates in Asia Pacific
  • Land, buildings and assets from Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, Ltd., China (SPC) related to alkoxylates production acquired
  • First additional capacities to be available from end 2020


Jun. 17, 2020

BASF establishes metal surface treatment global competence center in Asia Pacific

  • Dedicated facility to help enhance collaboration with customers and provide advanced technical service
  • New competence center to speed up innovations with clear focus on sustainable additives



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