BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company.
With about 112,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close to 370 production sites worldwide we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.
In 2013, BASF North America posted sales of $19.3 billion and earnings of approximately $2.1 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?
BASF in North America, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is among the largest producers and marketers of chemicals and related products in North America. 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