Performance Materials
Performance Polymers
Performance Polymers

BASF Performance Materials:

We turn your ideas into ideal solutions.

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For you, we combine cutting-edge solutions with established expertise. Bring us your ideas. We’ll help you turn them into reality.

You need more than just a product to solve your challenges. You need a variety of high-performance materials, application, engineering, simulation and manufacturing know-how to get the job done. Backed by our global team of industry-leading experts, we want to help you take your product to the next level. That means innovation. Enhanced sustainability. Speed to market. And a solutions-focused approach to whatever challenges you face.

What can we create together in your industry?


We help you deliver the future of automotive ingenuity with tailor made solutions that deliver greater design freedom, more comfort and safety as well as fuel efficiency.


With us you are in the race to win and move footwear innovation forward. We offer exciting materials for lighter, more durable and high-performance shoes combined with broad design and global market expertise.

Electronics & Electric

When it comes to keeping the power on, reliability is the name of the game. We help you to create high performance components with excellent mechanical properties suitable for the toughest of conditions.



From innovative building insulation products to high quality materials for coastal protection and ground surfaces, we help you succeed with ambitious architecture and infrastructure projects.

What is happening at Performance Materials?


BASF closes acquisition of polyamide business from Solvay 

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BASF’s biopolymers are certified compostable and bio-based plastics which contribute to Circular Economy.

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Ultramid® Advanced is the polyphthalamide portfolio by BASF for high-performance parts that reliably work also under demanding application conditions.

Ultrason® Membrane

Ultrason® (PSU, PESU, PPSU)

Our Ultrason® grades are designed for high-quality applications that require high heat and chemical resistance. They are an ideal substitute for thermosets, metals and ceramics in a lot of industries.

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