BASF’s Construction Chemicals division announced the grand opening of its new Construction Centre in Toronto, Ontario. A celebratory event was hosted at the site for more than 100 construction contractors, distributors, architects and engineers in the greater Toronto area.

“The new BASF Construction Centre will service the Greater Toronto Area and the Canadian marketplace and will continue to build on BASF’s leadership position and commitment to providing product and system solutions to solve even the most demanding jobsite challenges in the construction industry,” said John Salvatore, Head of BASF Construction Chemicals Americas.

Located at 10 Constellation Court in Toronto, the BASF Construction Centre offers on-site customer service and support, manufacturing and warehousing capabilities, and is centrally located to ensure optimal service to BASF’s construction partners in the industry. Additional benefits include increased service to the Canadian marketplace and enhanced distribution and logistics to deliver products on time.

“Our Wall Systems business will offer a complete product line to meet the needs of the professional contractor in the Canadian construction market,” said Bill Kasik, Head of BASF’s Wall Systems business. “This offering includes allEIFS components, custom color matching and tint capability, local delivery service and a hands-on classroom and training facility.”

The BASF Construction Centre will feature a full line of products from the Construction Chemicals business, including:

•           Cementitious flooring products

•           Concrete repair products

•           Deck membranes

•           Grouts

•           Joint sealants

•           Performance flooring products

•           Wall coatings

•           Water repellents

•           Waterproofing products

•           EIFS products

“With the opening of the Construction Centre, we are reinforcing our commitment to serving the needs of construction professionals in the Canadian marketplace,” said Brian Denys, Head of BASF’s Construction Systems business.

The BASF Construction Centre is open for business from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday.

The Construction Chemicals business also manufactures a full line of concrete admixtures at the Brampton, Ontario facility. In addition, BASF offers the Watson Bowman Acme brand of custom expansion control systems to the Canadian construction market.