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BASF Sponsors Live Spray Foam Demonstrations at IBS 2009
Application and advantages of BASF closed-cell foam insulation highlighted at Show Village Learning Center.

WYANDOTTE, MI, January 19, 2009 – BASF Polyurethane Foam Enterprises LLC is sponsoring live demonstrations at the 2009 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Nevada highlighting the advantages of building with BASF COMFORT FOAM® spray-applied, closed-cell polyurethane foam insulation. The presentations are intended to provide a practical understanding of how BASF COMFORT FOAM increases energy efficiency, durability and speed of construction.

The demonstrations will be held at the Show Village Learning Center located within the outdoor exhibits area during the following times:

  • Tuesday, January 20: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 21: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 22: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM &2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

“To demonstrate BASF’s commitment to builder education, we are conducting live COMFORT FOAM demonstrations accompanied by commentary from our team of building scientists,” said Michael Sievers, BASF Marketing Manager.
 
According to Sievers, the presentations, co-sponsored by Honeywell Corporation, will illustrate how closed-cell polyurethane spray foam insulation can add two-to-three times the structural strength to walls and roof decks, provide twice the R-value per inch of traditional insulation, and promote healthy indoor air quality. The presenters will also discuss why the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) classifies closed-cell foam as a flood-resistant insulation.  

Additionally, BASF representatives will give 15 minute micro-seminars on the advantages of BASF closed-cell polyurethane foam products at BASF booth C4623 that begin at 1:30 PM on January 20-23. For more information about COMFORT FOAM, please visit http://www.basf-pfe.com/residential

For more information about the seminars at Show Village Learning Center, please visit http://pbshowvillage.com/learning_center/index.php.

BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.®

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 15,000 employees in North America, and had sales of approximately $16.4 billion in 2007. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, or to sign up to receive news releases by e-mail, visit www.basf.com/usa.

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. As a reliable partner, BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges, such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has more than 95,000 employees and posted sales of almost €58 billion in 2007. 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 www.basf.com.

COMFORT FOAM® is a registered trademark of BASF Polyurethane Foam
Enterprises LLC 

For more information contact:

Bill Donnelly BASF Corporation
Tel: (734) 324-6303
E-mail: william.donnelly@basf.com

Mary MacLeod Maverick Marketing  on behalf of BASF PFE
Tel: (207) 929-4568
E-mail: mary@mavmarket.com 

BASF Corporation
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
http://www.basf.com/usa


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