BASF Presented Two Key Subjects at Dubai Plast Pro 2012
DUBAI, UAE, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
- 'Recent challenges in coloration, light stabilization and flame retardant of Polypropylene fibers' presented by guest speaker Burak Emiralioglu-BASF Turkey. - 'Industry focused stabilization concepts for Polyolefins and selected engineering resin applications' presented by guest speaker Andreas Thuermer - BASF Switzerland.
BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, participated in the Dubai Plast Pro 2012:
14th World Congress organized by IHS Chemical. Hosted 15th- 17th October at the Raffles
Hotel, Dubai Plast Pro 2012 is an international congress and exhibition, placing emphasis
on shifting to higher value performance polymer technologies, production, and processing
with increasing requirements for the converting and fabricating industry in the Middle
BASF presented two key subjects at Dubai Plast Pro 2012. Guest Speaker Burak
Emiralioglu from BASF Turkey presented ‘Recent Challenges in Coloration, Light
Stabilization and Flame Retardant of Polypropylene (PP) Fibers’, which covered recent
trends and developments of the fiber industry, with a particular focus on PP Fibers.
Emiralioglu emphasized that sustainability, quality and durability remain key attributes
particularly when it comes to long-lasting products such as PP carpets, artificial turf
and nonwoven applications. BASF innovative solutions and long-lasting know-how of high
performance pigments, state of the art UV-light stabilizers and halogen-free flame
retardants will enable fiber producers to solve current as well as future challenges,
Guest Speaker Andreas Thuermer from BASF Switzerland presented ‘Industry Focused
Stabilization Concepts for Polyolefins and Selected Engineering Resin Applications’ which
covered efficient stabilization concepts for thermoplastics and the importance for
consistency in processing as well as for a reliable long-term performance of the finished
article. ‘Selected examples covering polyethylene cables and rotational molding illustrate
the impact of improved stabilization in respect of long-term stability and processing
performance. Advanced stabilization for Polycarbonate and Polyester sheets & glazing add
other examples of innovative applications, requiring improved performance for increasingly
demanding needs of the industry’, said Thuermer.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio
ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection 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 EUR73.5 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). Further information on
BASF is available on the Internet at http://www.basf.com.
Elena Papayorgioglu Phone: +971-4-8072-106 Telefax: +971 4 8838 675 firstname.lastname@example.org BASF FZE Jebel Ali Free Zone P.O.Box 61309, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Phone +971-4-8838773 Telefax +971-4-8836787
SOURCE BASF The Chemical Company