United Arab Emirates

History - BASF in the UAE

150 Yrs_Cake Cutting Ceremony

2016
BASF inaugurates new office in Abu Dhabi. 

2015
BASF celebrates its 150th anniversary globally and 110th anniversary in the Middle East.
2013
BASF launches its brand for the construction industry Master Builders Solutions.
2010
BASF FZE Representative Office is established.
Starting production at Elastogran Kanoo Dubai LLC.
The tallest man-made structure, Burj Khalifa opened thanks to BASF’s innovative solutions which made pumping concrete at record heights possible.
2009
Integration of BASF Construction Chemicals into BASF Limited (merge of services - still same legal entities).
Blending facility set-up for BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC.
Wintershall Middle East GmbH founded as a representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

2008
Foundation of Elastogran Kanoo Dubai LLC as production and sales office in Dubai.
Foundation of Elastogran Kanoo Abu Dhabi LLC as production and sales office in Abu Dhabi.
2000
BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC is the first company in the UAE to achieve OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System.
1999
Foundation of Degussa CC UAE LLC, Dubai as production and sales office.
1996
Foundation of BASF Kanoo Gulf FZE as the sales office in the Free Zone.
1995
Foundation of BASF Kanoo Gulf LLC as the sales office for UAE.
1986
BASF appointed the Kanoo Group as the sole agent in the UAE.
1979
Foundation of FEB Middle East Sharjah Branch as the sales office.
1905
BASF is represented by Obegi Chemicals in Lebanon.
1865
Establihsment of BASF.


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