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  • SPS Citadel Access Protection Source
    SPS Citadel Access Protection Source

    SPS Citadel Access Protection provides a new final barrier to delay and deter pirate attacks.
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  • Dawson Bridge Deck Replacement
    Dawson Bridge Deck Replacement

    Installed 1,826m2 of SPS Bridge decks over a short summer period in parallel with renovation of main trusses.
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  • Creatherm, LLC, Indianapolis, IN
    Creatherm, LLC, Indianapolis, IN

    Creatherm™ radiant floor panels, manufactured by Createc Corporation using STYROPOR® EPS, offer contractors an innovative foam installation process that saves time and money.
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  • American PolySteel
    American PolySteel

    Saving homeowners money using insulating concrete forms (ICFs) and STYROPOR(R).
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  • Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.
    Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.

    BASF supplies Herman Miller with Ultramid nylon to produce many of the Mirra
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  • Segway LLC, Bedford, N.H.
    Segway LLC, Bedford, N.H.

    Segway LLC and molder C&J Industries, Inc., specified BASF’s Ultramid 8334G nylon 6 engineering plastic grade as the material of choice to produce wheels for the Segway Human Transporter (HT).
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  • FCI, Westland, Mich
    FCI, Westland, Mich

    The APEX 2.8 line of wire harnesses for automotive electrical and electronic systems uses Ultramid® A3EG7 glass-reinforced nylon 6,6 resin.
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  • Cooper Wiring Devices, Peachtree City, Ga.
    Cooper Wiring Devices, Peachtree City, Ga.

    Cooper Wiring Devices supplies more than 10,000 electrical wiring devices for residential, commercial and industrial markets. A material that delivers precise color matching, durability and good flow properties in the injection molding process is required to effectively produce these innovative components.
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  • International Heating Systems Manufacturer Viessmann
    International Heating Systems Manufacturer Viessmann

    The international heating systems manufacturer Viessmann, Germany, now uses BASOTECT® melamine resin open-cell foam to insulate its solar collectors.
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  • Styrotech/STYRO-STOPô, Incorporated
    Styrotech/STYRO-STOPô, Incorporated

    Styrotech uses BASF's STYROPOR® resin to produce STYRO-STOP Direct EPS foam for direct-to-deck metal roofing designs in commercial buildings because of the material's consistency, performance and environmental benefits.
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  • GreenTek InsulWall used at the Pennsylvania Energy Coordinating Agency
    GreenTek InsulWall used at the Pennsylvania Energy Coordinating Agency

    GreenTek Building Solutions in DuBois, Pennsylvania, has created a new product called the InsulWall™ interior wall system, using BASF’s NEOPOR® expandable polystyrene (EPS) as the insulation ingredient.
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  • Innovative application of Basotect dampens noise from air conditioning
    Innovative application of Basotect dampens noise from air conditioning

    Basotect, BASF’s flexible specialty foam, has been chosen as the acoustic and thermal insulation in the basement of the Hefei Grand Theater, Anhui Province, China, where the air conditioning is channeled through ducts from under theater seats.
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  • Composatron Composite Technology
    Composatron Composite Technology

    Composatron selected BASF's LURAN® S acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate (ASA), a specialty plastic that is designed for outstanding weathering performance, without fading or chalking. It provides long-term color stability in a wide range of colors in railing, siding and fencing applications as a capstock over vinyl and vinyl wood composites.
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  • BASF Near - Zero Energy Home - Paterson, N.J.
    BASF Near - Zero Energy Home - Paterson, N.J.

    The award-winning BASF Near-Zero Energy Home in Paterson delivers the five key benefits of high-performance homes: affordability, speed of construction, strength, environmental responsibility and outstanding energy efficiency.
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  • General Motors names BASF as 2012 Supplier of the Year
    General Motors names BASF as 2012 Supplier of the Year

    BASF’s Coatings Division supports GM by combining modern paint processes with special effect pigments and technologies. BASF offers a broad array of color solutions and development capabilities that enable carmakers to improve productivity and environmental performance.
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  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP), Nashville, Tenn., one of the largest building products manufacturers in North America, selected BASF's LURAN® S ASA as a weatherable cap layer to protect selected darker colors in its vinyl siding product lines.
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  • World's First Plastic Engine Support in the New Mercedes GL Class
    World's First Plastic Engine Support in the New Mercedes GL Class

    Daimler is installing the world's first plastic engine support for the six-cylinder diesel engine used in the new GL Class. The part, which supports the engine with the aid of the engine mounts, is molded from Ultramid® A3WG10 CR, a highly reinforced specialty polyamide from BASF that has been optimized for high mechanical loads.
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  • Volkswagen Golf: Front end carrier made only from plastic
    Volkswagen Golf: Front end carrier made only from plastic

    The front end carrier in the new Golf 7 is completely made from plastic. This makes the part that owes its shape to elaborate calculations and simulations one of the world's first front end carriers without metal reinforcement.
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  • TenCate and BASF sign agreement on strategic alliance for thermoplastic automotive composites
    TenCate and BASF sign agreement on strategic alliance for thermoplastic automotive composites

    TenCate Advanced Composites and BASF have entered into a strategic alliance to cooperate on the development, production and commercialization of thermoplastic composite materials suitable for high-volume vehicle production.
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  • First production application for the new heat-resistant BASF polyamide Ultramid Endure
    First production application for the new heat-resistant BASF polyamide Ultramid Endure

    The company Montaplast, Germany, a global supplier to the automotive industry, uses polyamide specialty Ultramid Endure D3G7 for a heat shield in the charge-air manifold of the 4 cylinder diesel-powered automobile engine from Daimler.
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