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Master Builders branding prevails across BASF Construction Chemicals Division

Sources: BASF Construction Chemicals, Cleveland; CP staff

BASF has announced the North American launch of its new global brand, Master Builders Solutions, representing a wide range of products previously sold under a variety of well-known, specialty brands.

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BASF introduces EPD development service for concrete mixtures

Sources: BASF Construction Chemicals; CP staff

BASF Construction Chemicals’ Admixture Systems business has launched a third-party, critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration Manager tool for concrete, enabling preparation of customer-specific EPDs to help producers communicate mixtures’ environmental performance and attributes.

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Forum revises EPD-underpinning Product Category Rules for Concrete

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

The University of Washington/College of the Built Environments-hosted Carbon Leadership Forum has released a new version of the Product Category Rules (PCR) for concrete, the key document used for Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). Version 1.1 improves on the original PCR, published in November 2012, with new input from key experts in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

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