Paper & Board Coating in EMEA

Paper & Board Coating

BASF has a long tradition as a binder and additives supplier for paper coating. As one of the market leaders of dispersions and additives for paper coating in Europe, we are experts in dispersion chemistry, paper coating, product safety, regulatory affairs, biocides, quality control, analytics and logistics. 


Our products provide answers for today’s market challenges for coated paper and board - focusing on cost optimization, improved appearance and functionality. With our broad portfolio of acrylates, XSBs, cost-efficient binders and tailor-made solutions as well as our coating additives and barrier solutions, we help to fulfill our customers’ needs.

Coating Binders

At BASF, we offer a broad range of standard and tailored binder solutions.

Coating Additives

BASF is a premiere provider of rheology coating additives for the paper coating industry.

Barrier Solutions

Our portfolio of several barrier dispersions covers the major applications, such as oil, grease and mineral oil.

Customer focus

Regular exchange and close collaboration with our customers leads to new developments and tailor-made solutions. Our European expert network of highly experienced technicians enables us to support customers in product development, process optimization and trouble shooting.

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Technical Support & Pilot Coating Center

You can rely on our service and expertise: Apart from application-specific advice, we offer our customers the possibility to benefit from our excellent technical infrastructure which allows us to simulate and optimize customer processes ‒ from paper coating to printing.


We offer products of high and consistent quality that make our customers more successful. It is our modern plants, our rigorous in-house quality management as well as regular external and internal audits that enable us to do so.