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  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    BASF provides a seamless process for the third-party critical review and registration of the final EPD document through the Program Operator.

  • Crews That Rock!

    World of Concrete award program honors hardworking crews in the construction industry.

  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    The Admixture Systems business of BASF’s Construction Chemicals division today announces the launch of a third-party critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Manager tool for concrete. This tool enables BASF to create customer specific EPDs for concrete to help communicate the...

  • Technology for Freeze-thaw Durability Eliminates Air-entrained Concrete

    Patent-pending, microsphere-based admixture and point-of-use manufacturing system developed to help concrete professionals overcome the challenges traditionally associated with the variability and uncertainty of producing air-entrained concrete.

  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

  • Smaller Is Much Better

    This special class of shrinkage- reducing admixture uses a patent-pending technology to limits initial crack width in high-performance, crack-prone (HPCP) concrete mixtures. In lab tests, concrete mixtures were tested in accordance with ASTM C1581 test method created crack widths of at about 175mm...

  • 2014 World of Concrete Preview

    A look at what concrete producers can expect at World of Concrete 2014.

  • High-strength Concrete at Ground Zero

    New York City-based Eastern Concrete Materials supplied 150,000 cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete for the superstructure of One World Trade Center, and pumped it 103 stories to the highest elevation ever in the Americas.

  • TCP supports industry efforts to produce high-quality concrete

    On a beautiful May afternoon in Chicago, BASF product manager Joe Daczko had the full attention of 85 concrete aficionados as he compared placing self-consolidating concrete (SCC) to serving an adult beverage. “You’re not pouring a glass of beer,” said Daczko, as the group watched the fluid...

  • Juan Alfonso Garcia named head of BASF’s admixture systems business in North America

    BASF named Juan Alfonso Garcia as Vice President of the admixture systems business of Construction Chemicals in North America.