History of BASF in Egypt
BASF celebrates its 150th anniversary globally coinciding with its 60th anniversary in Egypt.
New office opening in Cairo Festival city for BASF Ltd. All business units are represented in this office.
Integration of Ciba Egypt (TAO) into BASF Limited.
Integration of BASF Construction Chemicals into BASF Limited.
As of 2006, BASF is active in Egypt as BASF Construction Chemicals Egypt (SAE) and BASF Trading Egypt (SAE).
Integration of Cyanamid Egypt into BASF Limited.
Establishment of BASF Limited, Egypt, which represents all BASF operating divisions.
BASF AG Egypt branch is established on January 23, 1978. Operating out of Cairo, it represented all sectors of the AG and of its affiliates, and was responsible for operations in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.
A BASF agency agreement with Misr Impex is terminated as of December 31, 1967, to be replaced by a contract with General Company for Trading & Chemicals.
The State-owned Misr Import & Export Co. looks after BASF interests as of January 01.
BASF’s agency agreement with Dye-Chem-Plast Ltd. expires on December 31.
Formation of BASF agency Dye-Chem-Plast in Cairo.
“BASF Delegates” office is set up in Downtown Cairo.
In 1937, the sales organization for nitrogen undergoes a re-establishment. The I.G. owns 51 percent of the share capital of the new Sabet & Co. Cairo-based organization.
Société des Matières Colorantes Waibel & Co. (S.M.C.) is established on February 16 in Cairo. It is the only IG-owned sales organization for the sale of dyes in the Arabian division of the Ludwigshafen sales group.
The six largest German chemical companies – including BASF – merge to form “Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft“ (I.G. Farben).