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BASF and SPEC MIX Combine Forces Offering High Performance Systems

October 5, 2010

The Wall Systems business of BASF Corporation and SPEC MIX, Inc., specializing in factory preblended construction products and silo material delivery systems, have formed a joint marketing agreement. The program enables contractors to combine the advantages of BASF’s stucco finishes, water-resistive barriers, reinforcing base coats and PermaLath 1000 fiberglass lath with computer-batched SPEC MIX Fiber Base Coat (FBC) stucco in systems that are covered by a single source warranty. SPEC MIX Fiber Base Coat stucco (FBC) is an ICC code approved, dry, preblended cement stucco basecoat that is engineered with proprietary admixtures and fibers that reduce shrinkage and checking. Produced at more than 40 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada, SPEC MIX FBC is computer batched for consistency and performance. It can be installed as a “one coat stucco” basecoat or as the scratch and brown coat in a traditional stucco application. Available in 80 and 3,000 pound packages, the product meets the requirements for ASTM C 926.

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