BASF launches Tokyo designfabrik

16 December 2014

BASF has launched the first designfabrik outside Europe in Tokyo, Japan. It will strengthen BASF’s capabilities as a provider for comprehensive solutions supporting customers from various industries not only with innovative materials but also with assistance at a very early stage of product development.

designfabrik Tokyo will offer product and industrial designers, as well as engineers consultancy work and material solutions using BASF’s broad product portfolio, eg high-performance plastics and polyurethanes. A special focus area will be automotive applications. Toshifumi Tanakai, designfabrik Tokyo’s Vice Director, BASF Japan Ltd, said: "Connecting industrial designers, educational institutions and customers allows us to realise unique products and design visions with BASF’s materials.”

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