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BASF will invest at Novartis’ Kundl/Schaftenau Campus, in Austria

BASF has agreed with Sandoz, a subsidiary of Novartis, to invest at the Kundl/Schaftenau Campus in Austria. This agreement enables BASF to further develop its production footprint for enzymes and biotechnology products. Both parties agreed not to disclose financial details of the agreement. “This investment is a clear...

BASF Group's second most important production center is located in Antwerp. The Verbund site is about six square kilometers large and includes around 50 plants, bundled into 15 integrated production clusters

BASF will increase innovation capabilities for its superabsorbent polymer business by building a state-of-the-art Superabsorbents Excellence Center at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The €25 million investment is a clear commitment of the company to the hygiene business as an important part of its acrylics value...

Batteries, plastics, renewable raw materials: new ideas for the circular economy

In a circular economy, the aim is to avoid waste, reuse products and recover resources. “Companies that can provide solutions for the transformation to a circular economy will have a crucial competitive advantage,” said Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer...

Dr. Martin Brudermüller

Martin Brudermüller, CEO of BASF was elected President of Cefic, effective immediately, at Cefic’s annual General Assembly. He succeeds Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni) who has held this post since October 2018. Marco Mensink, Cefic’s Director General: “I am pleased to welcome Martin Brudermüller as our new...

Up to 2022, BNB will supply NAS batteries to G-Philos for P2G projects

BASF New Business GmbH (BNB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the German chemical company BASF SE, and the leading Korean P2G system company G-Philos have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in P2G projects globally. Up to 2022, BNB will supply NAS batteries that can provide a total of 19.2 MWh of...

The construction work of BASF’s battery materials plant in Harjavalta, Finland, is on plan for a start-up in 2022

Preparations and construction of BASF’s battery materials plants in Europe are advancing as planned. After the casting of the foundation for its precursor cathode active material (PCAM) plant in Harjavalta, Finland, BASF has officially started construction. In addition, BASF has secured the construction permits to...

Mobile NIR Spectrometer from Trinamix

Trinamix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF SE, announced the launch of a mobile near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy solution. Spectroscopy is a well-proven analysis method that trinamiX now makes affordable and accessible beyond factory and laboratory applications. Trinamix offers all the needed competences in a single,...

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2020 of BASF SE postponement to a later date

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus (Sars‑Cov‑2) in Germany, BASF SE will not be able to hold its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 30, 2020 at the Rosengarten Congress Center as planned. The health of employees, shareholders and the service providers involved takes priority. The state of Baden-Württemberg...

During the opening ceremony for the second phase of BASF’s new, world-scale antioxidants plant in Shanghai, China

BASF inaugurated the second phase of its new, world-scale antioxidants manufacturing plant at its Caojing site in Shanghai, China. The second phase comprises a synthesis plant to produce the antioxidants Irgafos 168 and Irganox 1076. With the completion of the second phase, the plant will have an annual capacity of 42,...

World-class smart Verbund site with latest technologies and highest safety and sustainability standards

BASF officially launched its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, China, and commenced building its first plants. It marks a milestone of the company’s US$10 billion investment project announced in July 2018. The first plants will produce engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to...