China (Mainland)

How It All Began

In the Beginning Were the Dyes

1865 - 1885

Business Pioneers in China

1886 - 1924

Revolution in the Rice Field

1925 - 1930

Between Shanghai and Chongqing

1931 - 1946

A New Era

1946 - 1956

Phoenix from the Ashes

1957 - 1989

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Main laboratory at BASF in 1887: Fundamental chemical innovations were researched and developed in the building directly at the plant’s main entrance.
(Photo: BASF-Archive)