BASF & Wiskind co-create ISCC PLUS certified PU sandwich panelsfor cold storage

BASF & Wiskind co-create ISCC PLUS certified PU sandwich panelsfor cold storage

Polyurethanes (PU) cold storage sandwich panels made with BASF’s biomass balance solutions

  • By ICN Bureau | March 31, 2024

BASF and Shandong Wiskind Architectural Steel Co., Ltd. (Wiskind) have expanded their strategic partnership with a sustainable polyurethanes (PU) sandwich panels for cold chain applications.

Wiskind, Asia’s first ISCC PLUS (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) certified PU sandwich panel producer, will exhibit its PU sandwich panel made with BASF's Biomass Balance (BMB) MDI at CHINAPLAS 2024.

“We are proud to become the first company to produce the ISCC PLUS certified PU sandwich panels in Asia Pacific, empowered by BASF's BMB solutions. This is imperative to accomplish our sustainability objectives and bolster our market competitiveness,” said Xu Shuheng, General Manager, Wiskind. “With BASF’s strong expertise on materials, especially for PU insulation solutions, we are confident that we can continue to co-develop innovative products more sustainably.”

“With the increasing market demand for sustainable solutions, Wiskind and BASF have been working closely together to launch the first cold storage sandwich panels with a lower carbon footprint material made of biomass balanced raw materials,” said Silvia Mok, Vice President, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF. “Our long-standing partnership with Wiskind has reached a new milestone with this launch which has also showcased the material solutions and competencies of BASF in supporting our customers to overcome emerging challenges for demanding applications.”

The collaboration between Wiskind and BASF commenced in 2017. In 2019, we established a strategic partnership to explore the further applications of PU sandwich panels, as well as to ascertain potential avenues for joint marketing.

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