Newsletter Resins & Additives for Coatings
Newsletter Resins & Additives for Coatings

Let`s turn challenges into opportunities by intensifying the technical dialogue

Dear Readers,


At the end of 2019, BASF decided to further develop its European additive organization with the goal of becoming our customers’ first choice for Performance and Formulation Additives. The additives business is by nature one that thrives through customer intimacy. Our prime objective across all the industries we serve is to help turn the specific challenges that each customer faces into opportunities.

We are convinced that the new structure will make us an even more focused and agile partner and enable us to tackle the formulation challenges of the future. Our newly formed commercial sales team for Additives in Western Europe and the technical sales team Additives EMEA focus on intensifying the technical dialogue with our customers and link their R&D centers to BASF’s vast scientific capabilities including our highly specialized expertise in additive technologies.

We would like our customers to experience a new BASF in the field of additives – please let us know whether you feel the change.


Best regards,

Stefan Wilhelmi

Head of Sales Additives Europe

Stefan Wilhelmi, Head of Sales Additives Europe

Newsletter Subscription

We want to share with you the latest news and innovations for the coatings industry.  

Register for Newsletter Resins & Additives for Coatings

A star amongst leveling agents: Efka® SL 3230 new universal, high-performance, cost-effective slip and leveling agent

Are you looking for a high-gloss leveling agent that combines excellent slip with excellent price performance ratio? New Efka® SL 3230 could be the product you’re looking for!

Reaching the right parts ‒ BASF flexible, high-performance and cost-effective dispersions and additives for dip coating  

How can you obtain smooth, consistent coatings on items that are full of curves, corners and crannies? BASF dispersions promote even coverage and allow adjustable layer thickness.


A universal dispersing agent that fits organic and inorganic pigments

Would you like the flexibility of a dispersing agent that is suitable for a broad application range and achieves top results with both inorganic and organic pigments?

New focus on straight acrylic dispersions for high quality furniture coatings

Are you in search of coatings for quality wooden furniture or flooring that are both very resistant and also have an excellent grain enhancement, bringing out the natural beauty of the wood?

Complexity is history with our Laropal® product range

What if raw material suppliers stop production of grinding resins or have capacity issues? Why bother with different recipes for your pigment preparations? Let Laropal® do the job for you!



Keeping white bright

White coated furniture is increasingly popular, especially in living and kitchen areas. However, in everyday life small mishaps can happen quickly: a spilled coffee or a carelessly thrown key can leave irreversible traces on bright surfaces. With Joncryl® 9500 and 9502 and Laromer® UA 9135 Aqua, we provide you with the right solution.

Let metal love humidity

Acronal® PRO acrylic-modified emulsions are one step closer to the replacement of solvent-based systems. Our APEO and zinc-free acrylic dispersion Acronal® PRO 770 for improved metal protection helps you to save formulation cost.


Breaking new ground in coating surface modification

To cover the latest needs of the coatings industry, we have enhanced our Formulation Additives portfolio with a novel concept of coating surface modification. It is based on fluoro-modified block copolymers that cross-link with the binder matrix.


New formulations for environmentally improved 2K PU coatings

Can you enhance the performance as well as the sustainability of clear coats and pigmented top coats?

Let’s overcome today's limits in water-based spray applications!

Looking for an outstanding combination of effectiveness and compatibility for aqueous spray coatings applications?


Switching to water-based glass coatings

In recent years, water-based coatings have gained in popularity among professionals and consumers alike as they offer a high-quality, environmentally friendly alternative to solvent-based products. By replacing solvents with water as a liquefying agent, these eco-friendly coatings are low odor, easy cleaning and have low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.

Ensuring a good reactivity

Wanting a resource efficient and environmentally-friendly finish? Our latest highly reactive UV resins are specially designed to meet the major challenges of UV coatings for the Furniture and Flooring industry.

BASF focuses on “Water Education” amongst student community in India / BASF richtet Augenmerk auf “Wasser-Erziehung” in Schülergemeinschaft in Indien

Down with VOCs, up with flexibility!

Striving to comply with today’s emission limits? Our new synergistic combination, Efka® FA 4611 and Laropal® A-8L, reduces volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in pigment concentrates. And that’s not all…


We create chemistry that lights tomorrow today

The water-based way to keep white bright

A cure for corrosion – Waterpoxy® 801


Raw materials at a high level

The water-based way to keep white bright

Sustainable paint stripping

The new edition of "Light Stabilizers for Coatings" is out


Expect more – with BASF at ECS

Discover the grinding resin Laropal® A-8L

BASF wetting agent is top for plastic substrates


Tinuvin® DW series now with improved stabilizer package

Meet the new Hydropalat® SL 3682 anti-blocking agent

BASF expands UV resins portfolio with standard epoxy acrylates


Take a look at our new Resin-Additive-Search

Efka® PX 4350: For the perfect refinish

UA 9136Scratch resistance at its best: Laromer®

Laromer® PE 9126: Innovation for flexible applications

Newsletter 04/15

Next-generation wetting and anti-cratering agent

Get a head start with CMR-label-free amino resins

Newsletter 03/15

Lower viscosity and color, better performance

Smooth surfaces for industrial floorings

Sovermol® 830 for 2K PU: New bio-based polyol Find out more

Newsletter 02/15

Efka® PX 4751: The next generation dispersing agent

Acronal® PRO 763: A new dispersion for cost-effective metal coatings

Available soon: New Larotact® 150 crosslinker

On the journey of innovation

Newsletter 01/15

Laromer® PR 9119: Powerful alternative to BPA-based resins

Visit us at the European Coatings Show!