At a glance

At BASF, 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 arranged into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions.

BASF Factbook

June 2019


At our Ludwigshafen Verbund site, more than 240 electric vehicles are used within and in the vicinity of the site. This means that more than one quarter of BASF’s internal fleet is already electric.

Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements

This publication contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current estimates and projections of the Board of Executive Directors and currently available information. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of the future developments and results outlined therein. These are dependent on a number of factors; they involve various risks and uncertainties; and they are based on assumptions that may not prove to be accurate. Such risk factors include those discussed in Opportunities and Risks of the BASF Report 2018. BASF does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this publication above and beyond the legal requirements.


Last Update June 17, 2019