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BASF opens its Construction Center to offer coatings, EIFS systems and more in Toronto

September 26, 2012

BASF's Construction Chemicals division announced the grand opening of its new Construction Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A celebratory event was hosted at the site for more than 100 construction contractors, distributors, architects and engineers in the greater Toronto area.

Located at 10 Constellation Court in Toronto, the BASF Construction Centre offers on-site customer service and support, manufacturing and warehousing capabilities, and is centrally located to ensure optimal service to BASF's construction partners in the industry. Additional benefits include increased service to the Canadian marketplace and enhanced distribution and logistics to deliver products on time.

"Our Wall Systems business will offer a complete product line to meet the needs of the professional contractor in the Canadian construction market," said Bill Kasik, head of BASF's Wall Systems business. "This offering includes all exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) components, custom color matching and tint capability, local delivery service and a hands-on classroom and training facility."

The BASF Construction Center will feature a full line of products from the Construction Chemicals business, including: Cementitious flooring products; concrete repair products; deck membranes; grouts; joint sealants; performance flooring products; wall coatings; water repellents; waterproofing products; EIFS products; adhesives; air/water-resistive barrier products and coatings; insulation; base coats; reinforcing mesh; acrylic finishes and coatings; and, accessories and tools.

The Construction Chemicals business also manufactures a full line of concrete admixtures at the Brampton, Ontario facility. In addition, BASF offers the Watson Bowman Acme brand of custom expansion control systems to the Canadian construction market.

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