BASF is a leading domestic producer of specialty high-performance solvent chemistries including:
Glycol diethers (or Glymes): a polar, non-protic solvent used in inks, specialty coatings, adhesives and cleaning compounds
1,3-Dioxolane: a solvent or reagent used to dissolve polar polymers such as polyesters, epoxies and urethanes
1,4-Dioxane: a process solvent mainly used in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and fine chemicals
“Nexeo’s market knowledge and technical expertise make them the right distributor for BASF on these products,” said Eduardo Padilla, director of corporate distribution, BASF. "Customers in the U.S. and Canada will benefit from their excellent service and capabilities."
“This is a tremendous opportunity to extend what is already a strong business relationship between BASF and Nexeo,” said Federico Montaner, business director-specialty chemicals.