Our way forward


We create chemistry for a sustainable future

We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. 

The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018.

About BASF in Australia and New Zealand

BASF posted sales of about €432 million in Australia and New Zealand in 2018 serving key industries in the agriculture, coatings, construction, manufacturing and mining sectors. As of the end of 2018, the company had 552 employees and operated 12 production sites across manufacturing and agricultural solutions, performance products and functional materials and solutions. BASF has been active in Australia for more than 90 years, and for about 60 years in New Zealand.

Southbank, Melbourne headoffice

Sites and Contacts

We operate 12 production sites in Australia and New Zealand with our head office located in Melbourne.

Local Management 

Our sub-regional leadership team provides focus for BASF in Australia and New Zealand. 

BASF in Asia Pacific

Learn about our business in the region

A great place to work

At BASF Australia and New Zealand we strive to create a great place to work, where our people are our greatest assets and contribute directly to the success of our customers.

Our foundation

This is the framework for driving our company’s success.

Close-up of female students at Shri Venkataramana Higher Primary School

Creating Chemistry Magazine

In our online magazine you can read about the subjects that are affecting our world today and will impact the future.