BASF Construction Chemicals Italia is the BASF Group company specialized in the production and marketing of chemical products for the construction sector.

In Italy the company has a main office in Treviso, where the administrative offices, laboratories and production facilities are located, and a second production site in Latina.
With Master Builders Solutions, BASF presents a global brand for innovative chemical solutions in the construction industry. The brand uses the strengths of existing BASF products and represents over 100 years of experience in the building sector.
The Master Builders Solutions brand combines all of BASF’s expertise in the development of chemical solutions for new buildings, maintenance, rehabilitation and restoration. Master Builders Solutions is based on over a century of experience in the construction industry.

The wide range of Master Builders Solutions products includes solutions for durable construction, maintenance, renovation and renovation of buildings:

Concrete additives
Additives for cement plants
Solutions for underground constructions
High performance mortars
Concrete restoration and protection
Waterproofing systems
High performance resin flooring
A qualified and efficient team, characterized by professionalism and motivation, aims to satisfy customers’ needs with high quality chemical products and proposes optimal solutions for highly complex technical projects.

At the Treviso site there is a development center that represents excellence at European level in the field of concrete additives.

Environmental sustainability and energy saving, ease of use and the properties of the finished product are some of the key points of the projects that are carried out in the laboratories of Treviso.

The company
BASF Construction Chemicals Italia Spa , a leading company in the Italian high-tech building materials market, joined the BASF Group on 1 July 2006, following the worldwide acquisition of Degussa’s Construction Chemicals Division. The history of BASF Construction Chemicals Italia Spa, is a story of success and innovation serving the customer since 1958, the year the company was founded under the name of MAC.

He has a long experience in research and development of products and technologies intended both to improve the mechanical, chemical and workability performance of ready-mixed, prefabricated and projected concrete, as well as to restore reinforced concrete structures and structures. It has also developed advanced technologies for the recovery and dehumidification of the walls of historic buildings, with specific product lines with high chemical-physical compatibility.

Important steps are: Important steps are: the CERTICHIM Quality Certification UNI EN ISO 9001 of 1992 (first company in the sector) and the 1995 Quality Award of Unindustria that complete the success story and innovation of BASF Construction Chemicals Italia Spa.
From September 2003 has also obtained the CERTICHIM UNI EN ISO 14001 Quality Certification.
Furthermore, the Company has the necessary certifications for the CE Marking of its products: concrete and mortar additives, products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures, masonry mortars .

BASF operates worldwide in compliance with the guiding principles of the ResponsibleCare® program, a voluntary initiative of the global chemical industry with which chemical companies, through their national federations, undertake to work together to continuously improve product performance and processes in the areas of health, safety and the environment. In Italy the program is supported by Federchimica and BASF joined it in 1992, becoming part of the Directive Commission of the program itself.

Innovation & products
Often the concrete is still packaged and used in a completely empirical way, without taking into account the rather in-depth knowledge that has been achieved. Moreover, in Italy, the exuberant presence in constructions of all kinds has almost never coincided with the rule of art; so much so that the saying of “invasion of cement” is recurrent to define all the most diverse ugliness and urban speculation, a legacy of previous decades. To change these clichés, to convince that expertly packaged concrete is a noble material, able to challenge the wear of time, and to promote a true technical culture, in Italy but also internationally, has certainly contributed to the work carried out by researchers at the laboratory of the current BASF Construction Chemicals Italy.

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