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BASF

BASF Manufactures chemicals for concrete industry with a focus on clean concrete materials.

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. They employ more than 112,000 employees, six Verbund sites and 376 additional production sites worldwide.

Their portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS).

Acquisitions
Solvay’s Polyamide Business

On August 22, 2019 BASF announced it will be purchasing Solvay’s Polyamide Business for €1.3 billion in cash. BASF acquired Solvay’s Polyamide Business to expand the companies opportunities for being a solution providers for the consumer, transportation, and construction industries, and gain better access to markets such as Asia and South America.

Advanc3D Materials GmbH and Setup Performance SAS

On July 4, 2018 BASF announced acquiring all shares of Advanc3D Materials GmbH and Setup Performance SAS. BASF acquired both Advanc3D Materials GmbH and Setup Performance SAS to aid the companies transition into operating in the 3D printing industry.

Innofil3D

On August 18, 217 BASF announced acquiring Innofil3D, a company manufacturing filaments for 3D printing technologies, for an undisclosed amount of money. The managing director of BASF New Business, Volker Hammes, made the following comments regarding the acquisition of Innofil3D:

With this acquisition, BASF is moving one step further along the value chain and can now provide not only plastic granulate for 3D printing but also the next processing level: the filaments.

Timeline

November 5, 2020
BASF says that its plans to build a petrochemicals complex in India worth up to $4 billion.
October 2, 2019
BASF launches Insulated Masonry Veneer Systems for exterior building cladding
September 25, 2019
BASF launches Operation Weed Eradication to help growers eliminate weeds
June 21, 2019
Greentown Labs and BASF jointly launch the Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge

The stated goal of the challenge is to advance innovation for a circular economy

February 22, 2019
BASF and Linde Announce Collaboration Agreement for Natural Gas Processing Technology
2019
BASF generate sales of €59 billion in 2019.
2018
BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018.
2018
BASF had more than 20,000 employees in North America and sales of $19.7 billion in 2018.

BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018.

2017
BASF generated sales of more than €60 billion in 2017.
2007
BASF was founded by Friedrich Engelhorn and Friedrich Engelhorn.
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Research and Markets
June 8, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Bronopol Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to...
June 8, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Responsible Lithium Partnership seeks to promote sustainable development and improved natural resource management , , • BASF, Daimler AG, Fairphone, and Volkswagen Group fund the initiative at its inception , , • GIZ to initiate a participatory process, inviting all relevant actors in the Salar de Atacama to work on a joint action plan , , • Focus on protection of the Salar de Atacama watershed in Chile , , , , , , Several companies have initiated a "Responsible Lithium Partnership" aiming...
Research and Markets
May 21, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Biological Seed Treatment Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The biological...
Research and Markets
May 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "The Global Market for Natural Fibers 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. There are global concerns regarding...
May 14, 2021
WebWire
BASF announced the expansion of its Seneca, South Carolina, USA, Platinum Group Metals ( PGM ) refining facility. The company will invest double-digit millions in capital improvements to increase refining capacity to recycle precious metals from spent catalysts such as automotive catalytic converters. Recycled metal has as much as 90% lower CO2 emissions than metal from primary mines. By recovering the precious metals for reuse in fresh catalysts BASF closes the loop with circular econom...
May 12, 2021
WebWire
Transforming the carbon contained in industrial off-gases into valuable chemicals is the aim of a partnership between LanzaTech and BASF. Now the partners have achieved a key first success: With the help of special bacteria, they have been able to produce n-octanol at laboratory scale from carbon monoxide and hydrogen, the main components of emissions, e.g. from the steel industry. n-octanol is an important molecule that is used in cosmetics, among other uses. "By connecting our competenc...
March 11, 2021
WebWire
BASF has recently signed two distinct partnerships agreements to expand its global leading position in the bio-based surfactants and actives market. The strategic alliance with ACS includes an equity stake and makes BASF the single largest shareholder. It further entails an exclusive technology cooperation, commercial agreement and product development for sophorolipids, one class of glycolipids, to address the ever-increasing needs of consumers for sustainable, natural and bio-degradable i...
February 25, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Carbon-fiber reinforced polyphthalamides (PPA) with outstanding mechanical properties for the replacement of aluminum and magnesium , , • For structural automotive applications, consumer electronics and loaded industrial equipment , , , , , , BASF is now expanding its polyphthalamide (PPA) portfolio of Ultramid® Advanced with carbon-fiber reinforced grades with fillings of 20, 30 and 40 percent. The benefits of these new materials: They make for extremely lightweight parts, can safely r...
February 17, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Innovative heat stabilization convinces with heat resistance up to 190 °C degree in demanding environments , , • PA6 GF30 meets requirements for use in hybrid and electric powertrains and is now commercially available , , , , , , The automobile has always been subject to permanent change and facing ever new challenges. Legal requirements for pollutant emissions, downsizing of internal combustion engines, alternative powertrains such as electric, hybrid or fuel cell have accelerated furth...
Research and Markets
February 4, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "The Global Market for Natural Fibers 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. There are global concerns...
January 18, 2021
WebWire
BASF has chosen BTC Europe GmbH (BTC) to be the new distributor for aromatic isocyanates and polyols for polyurethane applications in Europe. The collaboration will commence on February 1, 2021 and comprises the polyurethane basic products Lupranat®, Lupranol® and Lupraphen®. "The new agreement enables us to react to the wish of our customers of providing the entire product portfolio from a single source. We see BTC as a strong partner to supply our customers in an optimal manner. BTC wi...
Research and Markets
January 15, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "Agricultural Biological Control Agents Market - A Global and Regional Study: Focus on Products, Applications, Application Method and...
Research and Markets
January 8, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The "The Global Market for Biobased and Sustainable Plastics 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The...
BASF
January 7, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- El Reporte de Color 2020 de BASF para Coatings de Automóviles OEM muestra que la paleta de color para automóviles está dando un giro en formas...
BASF
December 21, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- La empresa BASF y la Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), amplían el plazo para la entrega de proyectos participantes al Premio...
Group14 Technologies
December 21, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, today announced it has secured $17...
BASF
December 2, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Para la nueva temporada en México, BASF presenta una nueva variedad de tomate Grape Indeterminado Teenon F1 (ex NUN 06091) con resistencia...
BASF
November 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- La división de Soluciones para la Agricultura de BASF se comprometió con metas claras y medibles para promover una agricultura cada vez más...
October 30, 2020
WebWire
The cross-industry initiative "Cobalt for Development" has started trainings for twelve artisanal mining cooperatives in October in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). The trainings cover major environmental, social and governance aspects for responsible mining practices. This includes mine site management and legal compliance, human rights, health and safety as well as environmental management. The initiative intends to train more than 1,500 artisanal cobalt miners by mid-20...
Reuters
November 5, 2020
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BASF in April scaled back its investment budget as the coronavirus crisis hit automakers, the chemicals giants biggest customers.
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