About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,500 employees contribute to the BASF Group’s success worldwide. Our business is divided into the Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions segments.

The information on the financial position and performance of the BASF Group is based on the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and, where applicable, the German Commercial Code as well as the German Accounting Standards (GAS).

Around 111,500 employees contribute to the BASF Group’s success worldwide.

We have 11 divisions grouped into six segments:

  • Chemicals: The Chemicals segment supplies BASF’s other segments and customers with basic chemicals and intermediates.
  • Materials: The Materials segment offers advanced materials and their precursors for the plastics and plastics processing industries.
  • Industrial Solutions: The Industrial Solutions segment develops and markets ingredients and additives for industrial applications.
  • Surface Technologies: The Surface Technologies segment offers chemical solutions for surfaces and automotive coatings, as well as battery materials and catalysts.
  • Nutrition & Care: The Nutrition & Care segment produces ingredients and solutions for consumer applications such as human and animal nutrition, and home and personal care.
  • Agricultural Solutions: The Agricultural Solutions segment is an integrated provider of seeds, crop protection and digital solutions for the agricultural sector.

Further information on the organization of the BASF Group can be found in our Online Report 2022.

Last Update February 24, 2023