Opening in November 2020, a newly built, modern building in Stockport, with easy access to Stockport town centre and train station, is the headquarters of the BASF Group in the UK. Stockport is the sales centre for BASF plc, a subsidiary of BASF SE, marketing a wide range of BASF products in the UK. These include crop protection products, Glasurit and R-M automotive refinish paints, acrylic monomers, fine chemicals, intermediate chemicals, speciality chemicals, dispersions, and plastics.
BASF plc is an agent for BTC Europe GmbH, which is part of the pan-European sales organization of BASF focused on speciality chemicals and performance polymers.
BASF Colors & Effects UK Limited is also based in Stockport. BASF Colors & Effects is one of the leading manufacturers of colored and effect pigments for the coatings, plastics, printing and cosmetics industry.
The Stockport site provides a service platform for other BASF Group companies operating in the UK.