Paper & Board Coating in EMEA

Technical Support & Pilot Coating Center

Our Pilot Coating Center underlines BASF's committment to the paper and board industry. Its technical infrastructure allows us to simulate and optimize customer processes ‒ from paper coating to printing: 

Paper coating laboratory:

Experienced lab technicians and paper-specific test equipment enable us to perform all common tests and evaluations


Pilot coater:

Our state-of-the-art equipment, operated by our highly-skilled team, facilitates the safe and efficient transfer of technical solutions from lab to paper mill.

We are able to test tailor-made concepts together with our customers under realistic condition by replicating their production conditions for further product optimization

Trials can be run at speeds of up to 3,333 m / min

Coating Machine SM2


Close relationships with commercial printing houses give BASF access to all relevant printing methods



Our broad analytical capabilities allow detailed investigation of problems and their causes



Pilot Coating Center


Coating trials