Asia Composite Center gives BASF direct access to Japanese automakers


While Japanese automakers have extended their manufacturing reach globally, the fact remains that the vast majority of materials are still specified back home in Japan. This is especially the case when the technology is disruptive, such as replacing metal with plastic composites.

Recognizing the importance of establishing a presence in Japan to gain better access to these OEMs, BASF established its Asia Composite Center in Yokohama. The site also serves OEMs in Korea and China and has a specific focus on the auto sector.

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