Style and energy efficiency on an unprecedented scale


BASF high-performance materials make appliances run better, last longer and use less energy—without sacrificing elegance and style.


Our polyurethane solutions, such as rigid foams, provide industry-leading insulation performance, structural strength and enhanced manufacturing cost-effectiveness, making them the insulation found in almost every refrigerator, freezer and water heater produced worldwide. Even better, thanks to BASF's dedication to sustainability, our rigid foams are compliant with the 2008 Clean Air Act.


Offering both aesthetics and practical appliance features, BASF plastics bring design versatility, strength and durability. From handles and hinges to vent panels and oven control panels, BASF provides full development support, including selection, application engineering, process simulation and structural analysis to bring your ideas from concept to commercialization on time and on budget.