BASF launches innovative wall construction system HP+™ at Construct Canada

HP+TM Wall System XR Series improves structure, efficiency

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - BASF Canada Inc. announces the official Canadian product launch of its HP+TM Wall System XR Series at Construct Canada, as part of its commitment to provide innovative materials to the Canadian construction industry. 

The HP+ Wall System XR Series allows builders to use a system with improved structural integrity, reduced air leakage and superior thermal efficiency, while potentially reducing the amount of materials used in construction. Builders use the HP+ Wall System XR Series to construct walls that are no thicker than conventional walls, with seamless integration into conventional construction projects.

"Our builders who use HP+ Wall System XR Series found it saves time and allows them to remain consistently ahead of schedule. It's a new and simple way to give the builder a competitive edge," said Pierre Couture, Business Development Manager with BASF Canada Inc. Performance Materials. "Builder training is conducted directly on their site, and the system has already been successfully implemented in multiple homes and a three-storey condominium building."

The product's specifications meet the requirements for energy-efficient design and construction in the National Building Code of Canada. The System has been designed to meet or exceed requirements for a nominal R-value of up to 45.8.

HP+™ Wall System is a registered trademark of BASF Corporation. Patent pending.

© 2015 BASF Canada Inc.

About BASF

BASF Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, has 670 employees at 13 production facilities and offices located across Canada. BASF Canada is a subsidiary of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany and an affiliate of BASF Corporation, Florham Park, New Jersey. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit To find out more about BASF's activities in Canada, visit or follow us on twitter

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at


For further information: Stacey Russell, BASF Corporation, Tel: (734) 324-6660, E-mail:; Jason Teakle, ON Communication, Tel: (519) 865-6468, E-mail:

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