Chongqing, China – September 15, 2018 – Sanjeev Gandhi, member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE, responsible for Asia Pacific, presents a BASF safety helmet to Li Dianxun, Vice-Mayor of Chongqing, during this year’s meeting of the Chongqing Mayor’s International Advisory Council. The gift honors five million safe working hours of methylene diphenyl di-isocyanate (MDI) production at the BASF site in Chongqing.
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