What does the BASF company do?

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What does the BASF company do?

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.

Where is BASF in the US?

Florham Park, New Jersey
BASF in the United States BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, based in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

How large is BASF?

BASF has approximately 16,700 employees in North America and had sales of $25.9 billion in 2021. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

Where is BASF based?

Ludwigshafen, Germany
The largest Verbund site in BASF Group is located in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The Verbund concept was developed and optimized here and later applied to other sites around the world. In its home market of Europe, BASF additionally operates a Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium.

Where are BASF Catalysts made?

As a global division of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, the Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group employs more than 5,000, with over 30 manufacturing sites worldwide.

How long has BASF been in business?

For over 50 years, BASF has been pioneering innovative FCC catalysts, hydrogenation catalysts, and adsorbents for refinery applications. BASF is an industry leader in providing cutting-edge catalytic technologies to the pharmaceutical and fine chemical markets where speed to market, cost-effectiveness and product uniqueness are imperative.

Why is BASF working on biofuels?

The development of fuels and chemicals based on biological feedstocks is critical to a sustainable future and BASF is proud to provide the catalysts to support this industry. BASF has established itself as a front-runner in this field by becoming the global market leader for sodium methylate, the homogeneous catalyst used for biodiesel production.

Who is the global leader in chemical catalysts?

BASF is the Global Leader in Chemical Catalysts. We are dedicated to catalyst chemistry. Our global catalyst R&D and catalyst technical service staff provide immediate, local attention to customer catalyst needs. We offer precious metals supply and full-loop management services, including refining to recover precious metals from spent catalysts.

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