BASF in Finland
BASF is an active partner to the industry in Finland. We sell products from BASF's wide product range as well as supplementary products from other suppliers.
Our most important customers in Finland are to be found in the paper and board, packaging and chemical industries, paint industry, car paint shops, detergent industry and in the agricultural sector. We have about 80 employees in Finland and our four sites are located in Harjavalta, Hamina, Helsinki (head office) and Tampere. Our salespeople are often home-based.
We supply raw materials to most industries in Finland. We market a wide range of products, including paper chemicals, agricultural solutions, crop protection products, dispersions and pigments, fuel-additives, plastics, coatings products for automotive refinish solutions. We also manufacture latex binders for paper coating in Hamina plant.
BASF Oy, the main operating company in Finland, represents the connecting part between the industry in our region and the competence within science and technology acquired by the BASF group during many years in close co-operation with customers all over the world. We work in close cooperation with the other BASF companies all over Europe. Among the synergy effects of a pan-European organization are the benefits we can draw from each other's know-how and special products.
We market a wide range of products, including paper chemicals, agricultural solutions, crop protection products, dispersions and pigments, plastics, coatings products for automotive refinish solutions. We manufacture Styronal® synthetic binders for paper coating applications in Hamina.
Glasurit is a powerful brand of leading edge coatings products, including complete automotive refinish systems for bodyshops. In addition to top-class products, our Finnish team of Glasurit offers technical customer support and utilises the training centers in Nordic countries.
Offering a comprehensive range of products for field and specialty crops, Agricultural Solutions division provide expert advice and solutions to suit individual farmer needs.
BASF is one of the world’s leading companies in the wood preservation industry. In Finnish markets the main product ranges are wood preservatives for vacuum pressure treatment, Wolmanit® and anti-sapstain treatment, Sinesto®. BASF Wolman GmbH develops, produces and distributes wood preservatives of the highest quality.
Chemetall develops and manufactures customized technology and system solutions for surface treatment. Their products protect metals from corrosion, facilitate forming and machining, allow parts to be optimally prepared for the painting process and ensure proper coating adhesion. These chemicals are used in a wide range of industries and end-markets, such as automotive, aerospace, aluminum finishing, and metal forming.
The Finnish and Estonian markets are served by the local sales office based in Tampere, which is a branch of Chemetall AB, based in Sweden.