BASF: New Polyurethane System House in Dubai
On April 6, 2011, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, opened its new Polyurethane (PU) Solutions System House in Dubai with an official ceremony. About 150 guests from business, government, customers and neighbors alike joined the event at the just recently completed company site in Dubai Industrial City (DIC).
The Polyurethane Solutions System House will develop, serve and manufacture innovative PU systems for a wide range of industries. The new facility occupies 2.8 hectares of land in the chemical business zone of Dubai Industrial City, which has a logistically strategic location between growing industrial areas of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The building was constructed using the latest generation of PU sandwich elements in the facade, PU insulation boards in the roof and several products supplied from other BASF business units. It hosts besides latest technology production units, highrack storage facility and a technical development and training center.
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