BASF unit joins venture capitalists behind low-carbon binder, casting technology

Sources: BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Ludwigshafen, Germany; Solidia Technologies, Piscataway, N.J.

By Don Marsh

BASF Venture Capital contributed $5 million to a $27 million, early-February financing round for Solidia Technologies, which is promoting an aggregate-binding agent milled at lower temperatures than portland cement, and a rapid precasting process using carbon dioxide as a reactant.

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