BASF and Stena Recycling partner in recycling of electric vehicle batteries in Europe - Stena will pro-treat black mass in Halmstad, Sweden - BASF will refine and recycle Black mass in Schwarzheide, Germany
Cooperation between Stena Recycling and BASF allows the parties to leverage their complementary footprints and capabilities to enhance both parties’ individual offerings to their respective Europea...
CO2-free hydrogen: BASF receives funding approval for 54-megawatt water electrolysis plant at Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer expected to produce up to 8,000 metric tons of hydrogen per year. Annual reduction in CO2 emissions of up to 72,000 metric tons. German Ministries provid...
BASF increases defoamer capacity at its Dilovasi plant in Turkey
New production line set up to meet growing demand for Foamaster® and Foamstar® products in South-East Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Customer lead times shortened and transportation-related em...
BASF started up expanded ethylene oxide and derivatives complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, BelgiumPort Of Antwerp →
Investment exceeds €500 million and adds 400,000 metric tons per year to BASF´s production capacity. Complex comprises world-scale ethylene oxide plant as well as additional capacities for EO deriv...
BASF to build new fermentation plant for crop protection products in Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Investment in the high double-digit million euro range. Strengthening the portfolio of biological and biotechnology-based crop protection products. Further step in the transformation of production ...
Battery materials meet recycling: BASF is the first company to establish a co-located battery materials and recycling center and close the loop in the European battery value chain at Schwarzheide, Germany
Inauguration of first state-of-the-art high-performance cathode active materials production plant in Germany. Kick off for world-class battery recycling plant to produce black mass in Europe in the...
BASF increases production capacity for alkoxylates at Antwerp, Belgium, and Ludwigshafen, GermanyPort Of Antwerp → BASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Investment primarily in response to a growing European demand for alkoxylates Additional capacity to come on stream step by step from the second quarter of 2023 onward Antwerp, Belgium, and Ludwigs...
BASF to invest in its aroma ingredients business by expanding its global production footprint with new plants in China and Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
New menthol and linalool plants in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Strong commitment to sustainability transformation
BASF and ARCUS sign agreement on the production and procurement of pyrolysis oil from mixed plastic waste at Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Agreement foresees take-up of up to 100,000 tons of pyrolysis oil per year
BASF, SABIC and Linde start construction of the world’s first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracker furnaces at Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Demonstration plant with 6 megawatts input of renewable electrical energy to be fully integrated into a steam cracker at BASF’s Ludwigshafen Verbund site
BASF expands world-scale vitamin A formulation plant in Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Increasing capacities for vitamin A powder in line with higher vitamin A acetate production capacity. Full integration into vitamin A production complex. Start-up scheduled for mid-2023
BASF ramps up Methane sulfonic acid output at the Ludwigshafen Verbund site in GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
New methane sulfonic acid plant started up at Ludwigshafen. Additional sales volumes available in the third quarter of 2022. Special properties of methane sulfonic acid add value in numerous applic...
Awarded first call large-scale projects on climate action by European commissionPort Of Antwerp →
7 projects aiming to bring breakthrough technologies to the market in energy-intensive industries, hydrogen, renewable energy; and carbon capture, use and storage were pre-selected for grant agree...
BASF builds new plant for alkylethanolamines at Antwerp sitePort Of Antwerp →
Increase of BASF’s global alkylethanolamines capacity to 140,000 metric tons per year. Growing customer demand for versatile intermediate products
Antwerp@C project takes a major next step towards halving CO2 footprint at Port of Antwerp, BelgiumPort Of Antwerp →
Antwerp@C has the ambition to support industries’ efforts towards a 50% CO2 emissions’ reduction within the Port of Antwerp by 2030 through the creation of a common CO2 infrastructure.
BASF replaces plant for 2-Mercaptoethanol in Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
The plant replaces the previous plant at the Ludwigshafen site, which is being closed after more than 40 years of operation.
BASF modernizes production of chloroformates and acid chlorides at Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Investment in reliable production and capacity expansion. Around 30 individual products with a diverse range of applications
BASF expands production capacity for feed enzymes at Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Expansion of BASF’s Ludwigshafen enyzme plant has started production and larger volumes of BASF feed enzymes are already available. BASF’s animal nutrition business to serve the growing demand for ...
Clariant's new AmoMax® 10 Plus ammonia synthesis catalyst: Great start at BASF plant in Antwerp, BelgiumPort Of Antwerp →
BASF selected Clariant's new ammonia synthesis catalyst AmoMax 10 Plus for their ammonia plant in Antwerp, Belgium, after good experience with the previous generation at Freeport, Texas, USA. The f...
Air Liquide and BASF welcome support from European Innovation Fund for joint CCS project Kairos@C in Antwerp, BelgiumPort Of Antwerp →
Kairos@C will be jointly developed by Air Liquide and BASF at its Antwerp chemical site. By avoiding 14.2 million tons of CO2 over the first 10 years of operation, it will significantly contribute ...
BASF drives innovation with new global Catalyst Development and Solids Processing Center in Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
New center strengthens innovation leadership of chemical catalysts portfolio. Sustainable setup with all necessary solids processing capabilities in one place. Customers benefit from joint developm...
The new BASF Acetylene Plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
BASF takes on stream its new acetylene plant at the Ludwigshafen Verbund site. It starts production with an annual capacity of 90,000 metric tons. After a transition period of several months, it w...
BASF strengthens its business with water-soluble polyacrylates for use in household and commercial cleaning products and industrial applicationsBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
With a single-digit million-euro investment, BASF has enhanced the flexibility of its water-soluble polyacrylate production plant at the company's Ludwigshafen site, Germany, and slightly expanded ...
BASF to expand integrated ethylene oxide and derivatives complex at its Verbund site in AntwerpPort Of Antwerp →
Investment exceeds €500 million and adds 400,000 metric tons per year of production capacity. Supporting customers’ growing demand for alkoxylates in the home and personal care industries as well ...
BASF to expand capacity for methane sulfonic acid at its Ludwigshafen siteBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Global capacity to increase to 50,000 metric tons per year. BASF to meet growing customer demand for state-of-the-art formulations
BASF expands vitamin A plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
The vitamin A production volume will be increased by 1500t after the recently started expansion of the vitamin A plant at the Ludwigshafen site. About 600 machines & devices, 4000 pipelines and 500...
BASF to increase capacity for Hexanediol at its Ludwigshafen siteBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Global capacity to increase to more than 70,000 metric tons per year. Meet growing customer demand for high-performance formulations
BASF pursues a capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in AntwerpPort Of Antwerp →
BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The project includes capacity expansions for ethylene oxide and for s...
Increase of BASF production capacities for aliphatic polyisocyanatesBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
BASF has expanded its capacities for the production of Basonat® hardeners at the Ludwigshafen site. The high-quality polyisocyanates are used for the formulation of automotive and industrial coatin...
BASF invests in third plant for specialty zeolites used for the production of mobile emissions catalystsBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
New plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, will double BASF’s global specialty zeolites production capacity
MDI capacity increases at BASF Verbund site in Antwerp, BelgiumPort Of Antwerp →
Annual MDI capacity increases to 650,000 metric tons per year
BASF invests in new fungicide formulation plant in Tarragona, SpainChemmed Cluster Tarragona → BASF Tarragona →
BASF opened a new, fifth, fungicide production line in the agrochemicals formulation plant at its site in Tarragona, Spain. The expansion involved a €21 million investment and it will increase the ...
Synvina: Joint venture of BASF and Avantium, invests in Antwerp reference FDCA plantPort Of Antwerp →
Bio based Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) as main building block for polyethylenefuranoate (PEF) FDCA production plant with of up to 50,000 tons capacity planned PEF with multiple application oppor...
BASF plans to build a new world-scale plant for vitamin A in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Significant vitamin A capacity increase by 1,500 metric tons per annum. Strengthening of Ludwigshafen site
BASF to replace acetylene plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
World’s most efficient production process. Strengthens Ludwigshafen Verbund site. Improves competitiveness in many markets
BASF expands its capacity for specialty amines at its Verbund site in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Strengthening of worldwide leading position in specialty amines. Expansion of current production facilities. Gradual start up by early 2017. Major applications in coatings, lubricants, crop protect...
BASF starts up butadiene extraction plant in AntwerpPort Of Antwerp →
Production capacity of 155,000 metric tons per year. Securing BASF’s internal supply of butadiene in Europe. Taking advantage of opportunities on the external market and strengthening of Antwerp V...
BASF to build new PAG plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Plant for production of PAG-based lubricants. Supporting growth of lubricant formulators. Backward integration into Ludwigshafen Verbund site
BASF to build new world-scale plant for specialty amines in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Reinforcing global leadership position in specialty amines. Start-up of flexible multi-product facility end of 2015. Major applications in construction, automotive, crop protection and pharmaceuticals
Air Liquide: additional investment of €50 million in the Antwerp basinPort Of Antwerp →
Air Liquide has just signed a long-term contract with BASF to supply carbon monoxide to its MDI production unit located in Antwerp, Belgium.
BASF building production plant for specialty zeolites in Ludwigshafen, GermanyBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
BASF is investing in the construction of a production plant for zeolites at Ludwigshafen, Germany. Operations start up in the first quarter of 2014, significantly increasing BASF’s production capac...
BASF increases production capacity for methanesulfonic acid/Lutropur® in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Expansion and strengthening of BASF´s leading position as supplier of methanesulfonic acid/Lutropur®. Capacity tripled to 30 000 tonnes per year. Demand for Lutropur® is continuing to increase.
BASF plans to expand vinylformamide capacity in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
BASF is planning to expand the manufacturing plant for vinylformamide (VFA) in Ludwigshafen. In addition, BASF intends to increase the polymerization capacity in Ludwigshafen and build a new polyme...
BASF to build butadiene extraction plant in AntwerpPort Of Antwerp →
BASF plans to build a butadiene extraction plant at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 155,000 metric tons and is scheduled to start up durin...
BASF to build an integrated 300,000 metric tons TDI plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Project secures BASF’s position as the low-cost TDI producer. 80,000 metric tons TDI plant in Schwarzheide planned to be closed.
BASF puts production plant for Xemium® into operation in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Increasing demand for crop protection products necessitates new production facility. 23 new jobs created in Ludwigshafen
BASF starts operations at expanded Ecoflex plantBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Production capacity for biodegradable plastics increases by 60,000 metric tons per year. Production of plastics based on renewable raw materials also rises. BASF expects significant market growth...
BASF opens new Neopor plant in LudwigshafenBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
Capacity of the new plant: 90,000 metric tons per year New production process: extrusion Annual market growth of five percent worldwide for polystyrene foams in construction applications expected
New BASF and Dow HPPO Plant in Antwerp Completes Start-Up PhasePort Of Antwerp →
World’s largest plant using new HPPO technology. Sustainability through greater energy efficiency
BASF’s new isopropanolamine plant started upBASF SE, Ludwigshafen →
BASF has started up a new production facility for isopropanolamines (IPOA) at its Ludwigshafen site. Withan annual capacity of 15,000 metric tons, this is the sole dedicated facility of this type i...
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company headquartered in Germany. Its portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrials Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions.
The Chemicals segment consists of the Petrochemicals and Intermediates divisions. In our integrated production facilities – our Verbund – we produce a broad range of basic chemicals and intermediates in Europe, Asia and North and South America.
The segment Materials consists of the Performance Materials and Monomers divisions.
The Industrial Solutions segment covers the business of Dispersions & Pigments as well as for Performance Chemicals.
The segment Surface Technologies comprises the Catalysts, Coatings and the Construction Chemicals divisions. They develop and market system solutions, services and innovative products, particularly for the automotive, electronic, chemical and construction industries as well as for household applications, sports and leisure.
The segment Nutrition & Care covers the divisions Care Chemicals and Nutrition & Health.
The Agricultural Solutions segment also includes Crop Protection. We develop and produce innovative solutions for the improvement of crop health and yields, and market them worldwide.