Welcome to Polyurethane Raw Materials for North America

The basic polyurethane chemicals division of BASF in North America is a major supplier of aromatic isocyanates (MDI, TDI) and polyols used by manufacturers of formulated polyurethane products for CASE applications (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers), flexible polyurethane foam, engineered wood products, rigid polyisocyanurate boards and polyurethane foam insulation.

With a broad catalogue of products, outstanding technical support, and a constant focus on safety, technology and reliability, we provide the solutions that fuel innovation and propel the growth of your business.

Products
Products

Our product line of polyurethane raw materials consists in Lupranate® aromatic isocyanates (MDI, MDI derivatives and TDI), Pluracol® and Lupraphen® polyols. Our materials are sold through direct sales and through distribution, and are available in bulk shipments (rail cars, tank trucks) as well as totes and drums.

Markets and Industries
Markets and Industries

Polyurethane raw materials bring performance, durability and comfort to a myriad of industrial and consumer products. Discover here the many applications that rely on MDI, TDI and polyols.

Markets and Industries

Slabstock Flexible Foam
Slabstock Flexible Foam

As a leading supplier to the slabstock foam industry, we offer the raw materials that bring comfort and innovation to mattresses and furniture, and improve productivity at foam manufacturing plants.

Molded Flexible Foam
Molded Flexible Foam

Sustainability, reliability, and innovation. At BASF, we understand the needs of automotive and transportation seating, and work in close collaboration with our customers to help them stay ahead of industry expectations.

Polyiso and Rigid Foam Insulation
Polyiso and Rigid Foam Insulation

From roof insulation, to building envelope, to appliances, our polyols and isocyanates create the chemistry that creates energy efficiency in homes and commercial buildings.

CASE
CASE

Coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, binders and so much more. One of the broadest portfolio of basic polyurethane chemicals in the industry for the diverse needs of CASE applications.

Engineered Wood Products
Engineered Wood Products

Discover how MDI creates better products and faster production lines when used as wood binder in OSB, MDF and PB production.

Innovation
Innovation

With a commitment to research and development, and investments in new technologies, BASF continuously collaborates with customers to resolve challenges and find new opportunities for polyurethane materials.

Resources

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers on common questions about isocyanates and polyols, or on how to request samples and place orders.

Polyurethane Systems
Polyurethane Systems

BASF also offers formulated polyurethane systems for a broad range of applications. Polyurethane systems are available through our Performance Materials division.