BASF is the world’s leading chemical company with over 113,000 employees and close to 370 production sites worldwide. We serve customers and partners in almost every country in the world.
In 2014, BASF North America posted sales of $20.6 billion.
We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection in our business. Through the power of connected minds, we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Did you know that BASF developed a completely biodegradable snack food bag in partnership with the Seattle Mariners baseball team? Or that BASF helped Adidas develop a revolutionary running shoe using a novel application of a decades-old material?
Headquartered in Florham Park, NJ, BASF in North America is among the largest producers and marketers of chemicals and related products in the region. There isn’t much we don’t do!
BASF has five global business segments, all of which operate or are directly supported by businesses in North America: Agricultural Solutions, Chemicals, Functional Materials & Solutions, Oil & Gas, and Performance Products . Some of the key industries we serve include chemicals, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition and packaging. We operate more than 20 research and development facilities and nearly 100 production sites in North America, including two large integrated manufacturing sites in Geismar, Louisiana and Freeport, Texas.
Our products and system solutions help to conserve resources, ensure healthy food and nutrition and improve quality of life.
We’ve summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose:
We create chemistry for a sustainable future. – less