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Trinseo has procured first supplies of styrene based on two different kinds of circular feedstock from BASF for use in styrene butadiene rubber and polystyrene products. Both types of styrene are manufactured by BASF based on a mass balance approach at the company’s Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Ludwigshafen and Munich, Germany, 18 March 2021 – What began at a major plastics fair and as a pilot project at the end of 2019 has led to a successful cooperation. From 1 April 2021, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH will for the first time use Styropor® based on a raw material made from chemically recycled plastic waste as a packaging material for selected large appliances of its luxury brand Gaggenau.
Ludwigshafen, Reilingen and Berlin, March 3, 2021 - Hospitals, care homes, and vaccination centres throughout the German state of Brandenburg have been eagerly awaiting deliveries from Unitax in recent weeks. The experienced pharmaceutical logistics company is distributing the coronavirus vaccine exclusively on behalf of the state government. In addition to strict compliance with all requirements for the storage and transport of this sensitive cargo, the sustainability of the processes is also important to the Berlin company. For all of these aspects, Unitax relies on its cooperation with the Schaumaplast Group and BASF.
At virtual events held from March 15 to 25, 2021, BASF experts provide an insight into projects along the entire life cycle of packaging products – from their manufacturing to their use to recycling options. The topics range from product innovations to new technologies and current customer projects. The events are held as an alternative to BASF’s contribution to the Interpack 2021, which cannot take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Interested parties can register for free via the following website.
Ludwigshafen and Reilingen, Germany, February 17, 2021 – As the range of coronavirus vaccines grows, so do the requirements for their distribution. The different vaccines need to be stored and transported at different temperature ranges—often together in the same vehicle or cold store. Handling complex processes like this is routine for leading logistics companies such as DHL. But they depend on the skills of packaging providers and raw materials suppliers like Schaumaplast and BASF.
BASF and Linde signed cooperation agreement on sublicensing BASF’s technology for high purity isobutylene (HPIB)
Demand for high-purity isobutylene makes it one of the fastest growing chemical intermediate markets worldwide.