PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: BASF

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Design in Manufacturing Award for Lightweight Board Developed Jointly by FINSA and BASF - The Superpan® Star lightweight board won a very special award at W12 in Birmingham on October 9 - FINSA.es / BASF.com
Design in Manufacturing Award for Lightweight Board Developed Jointly by FINSA and BASF

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Ludwigshafen, Germany, 2012/10/10 - The Superpan® Star lightweight board won a very special award at W12 in Birmingham on October 9 - FINSA.es / BASF.com. DE000BASF111

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• BASF’s Kaurit® Light technology forms the core of FINSA's Superpan® Star board;
• Added value for customers throughout the value-added chain;
• Award presented at W12 (Furniture Industry Suppliers Exhibition) in Birmingham, UK.

The Design in Manufacturing Award recognizes products that offer functional benefits throughout the value-added chain – in this case from the manufacturer and the processor to the end consumer. Superpan® Star scored in several respects, offering the advantages of BASF's Kaurit® Light technology – a lightweight middle layer made of wood chips, a polymer and a binder – combined for the first time with an MDF surface ( MDF= Medium Density Fiberboard). This gives the board excellent bending strength while making it 20 percent lighter than particle board.

The significant weight reduction saves transport costs. Additionally, the material also offers enormous advantages in terms of processing, whether it be screwdriving or decorative coating. Its edge machining suitability has been tested by a number of renowned machine manufacturers, including Homag. The material is also compatible with standard fittings and screws, as demonstrated by tests performed by manufacturers such as Häfele.

Before being added to the wood chips, Kaurit® Light is foamed in a so-called pre-foamer. The rest of the manufacturing process is identical to that of conventional Superpan® board. The usual machines and materials can still be used even during further processing. Superpan® Star board can also be recycled and processed for heat recovery just like conventional particle boards.

The lightweight board has numerous applications in traditional furniture manufacturing, countertops, interior fitting, trade fair design and fitting out commercial premises.

About BASF

BASF (basf.com) is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111, 000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

About FINSA
FINSA (finsa.es) is the leading chipboard and MDF manufacturer in the Iberian Peninsula. The company, founded in 1931 as a small sawmill, has maintained a sustained growth since that time up to now. Currently, FINSA manufactures a wide variety of wood-derived products. During the last years FINSA has concentrated in the development of new solutions and value-added products. Thanks to all this, FINSA is today an international referent in the wood sector.

Press contact at FINSA
Laura Fuentes
T: +34 981 050 249 / F: +34 981 050 723
E: l.fuentes[.]finsa.es.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: BASF

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing/Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Design in Manufacturing Award for Lightweight Board Developed Jointly by FINSA and BASF

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

BASF | FINSA
Publisher Contact: Birke Pietschmann - BASF.com 
+49 621 60 92833 birke.pietschmann[.]basf.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any BASF securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing/Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From BASF / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing/Robotics Most Recent Related Newswires:

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MEMEX, Inc. As 2016 Global Product Leader in Machine Monitoring System
NEC Supplies Submarine Cable for System Connecting Hong Kong and Guam
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Shows Data-Driven Production Solution at StonExpo
Nexans’ HV Cables to Connect ScottishPower Renewables’ 714 MW Wind Farm to Shore
SWEP Introduces The New B649HT
Bahrain’s Alba Places Order for GE’s World-Record-Setting HA Technology & Signs Long-Term Service Agreement
PPG Coatings Create Showpiece Finish for Carrington Livery
METTLER TOLEDO Launches New Melting Point Excellence Instruments MP55 and MP80
Frost & Sullivan Applauds Borealis’ Dedicated Efforts to Enhance its Healthcare Brand and Sustainable Growth
PPG to Highlight Automotive Coatings At 2017 NAIAS
Voith Receives Order for BillerudKorsnäs 550.000 T/y Board Machine in Gruvön, Sweden
PPG Completes Acquisition of Romanian Paint and Coatings Manufacturer DEUTEK
SWEP Introduces New High-efficiency Single-circuit Evaporator and Condenser
ITT BIW Connector Systems Introduces Tri-Lok™ Ultra Packer Penetrator for the Upstream Oil and Gas Market
European Construction Chemicals Market Leverages Local Presence and Customised Solutions to Expand Finds Frost & Sullivan

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)