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With immediate effect, BASF and Euroresins Europe Holding GmbH & Co. KG cooperate in the sale of Baxxodur® epoxy systems for composite materials in Europe. Euroresins will distribute the BASF systems into various applications.
Examples include shipbuilding, transportation and construction. BASF will continue to directly serve its customers in the automotive and wind energy industry with Baxxodur systems. The distribution agreement between both companies will initially target the German market and is to be extended step by step to other European countries in which Euroresins is active.
“This partnership fits well into BASF’s strategy for epoxy resin systems, which focuses on selected areas such as wind energy and automotive. As one of the largest European distributors of composite materials, Euroresins has the perfect structure and acceptance in the market to serve the broad range of other applications,” said Dr. Gregor Daun, Global Business Manager Epoxy Systems in BASF’s Intermediates division. “By incorporating the innovative epoxy systems from BASF into our product portfolio we will strengthen our market position. The products are a valuable addition to help our customers find the best solution for their specific application,” said Steef Bouwmeester, Managing Director of Euroresins.
Under the Baxxodur brand BASF offers epoxy systems for the efficient production of fiber re-inforced composites. The product range includes various epoxy resins plus hardener systems.
About EuroresinsEuroresins Europe Holding GmbH & Co. KG is Europe’s largest distributor of premium products for the composites industry with a growing European network of distributors, operating in 12 European countries. Euroresins offers premium products from leading suppliers such as the DSM Composite Resins, BÜFA Gelcoat Plus, BÜFAtec machine technology, PPG Fiber Glass, SAERTEX scrim complexes, peroxides of United Initiators, release agents for Chem trend LANTOR nuclear materials, BYK additives, ITW Plexus for acrylic adhesive, 3A Composites Core Materials and 3B Continuous Filament Mat. The name Euroresins stands for professionalism, premium product quality, technical expertise and reliable logistics. Euroresins is the premier one-stop shop with the complete range of products for fiberglass applications.
About BASFBASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, and agricultural products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).
More information: www.basf.com - www.euroresins.com