India

Key Production Sites

Dahej - A promising future for BASF India

An integrated hub for Polyurethanes manufacturing also houses production facilities for Care Chemicals and Polymer Dispersions for the Coatings and Paper businesses

  • Production began in October 2014
  • Single largest investment to date in BASF India, at INR 1000 crores for a greenfield project spread across 23.44 hectares
  • Completed more than 12 million safe work hours during the construction of the project with zero loss time injuries.


Mangalore site – The largest BASF site in South Asia

Dyes, Polymer Dispersions, Coatings and Construction Chemicals

  • Spread across more than 200 hectares, the site is operational since 1996
  • BASF’s largest manufacturing facility in South Asia
  • Houses Coatings Technical Support Lab, which offers technical and product development support to local and
  • Global customers
  • First manufacturing operation for fine chemical catalysts in Asia Pacific since 2013
  • ISO 14001 certified for its environmental management

Thane site – First production site of BASF in India

Engineering Plastics, Coolants, Polyurethanes, Textile & Leather auxiliaries, Care Chemicals and Construction Chemicals

  • Spans 9.2 hectares
  • Production activities commenced in 1967
  • Engaged in the production of Engineering Plastics, Coolants, Polyurethanes, Textile & Leather auxiliaries, Care Chemicals and Construction Chemicals catering to key customers in the northern and western markets, The site has ISO 9000,14000 and TS 16949 certified plants.

Chennai plant – BASF Catalysts India Private Limited

In close proximity to major auto manufacturers clustered in southern region of India

  • Groundbreaking of new production site with expanded capacity for mobile emission catalysts in Mahindra World City in December 2013; start-up planned for Q1 2016

BASF sites in Turbhe, Bangalore,Nalagarh, Nellore & Kolkata

Turbhe Plant

Construction Chemicals systems & formulations

  • BASF India Limited today unveiled its largest construction chemicals plant in India at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh.
  • At the new plant, BASF is now producing standard and custom-made performance based concrete admixtures – MasterGlenium, MasterPolyheed and MasterRheobuild range. In addition, construction systems, such as MasterTile, MasterSeal, MasterTop, and MasterEmaco series are being manufactured, with the potential to expand to higher versions of MasterTile and MasterProtect series of products. The site also houses a multiple tank storage facility and a well-equipped concrete lab that will deliver tailor made recipes through formulation excellence.
  • Construction Technology Center was set up in 2012 to support joint developmental activities with customers in the area of new product applications and formulations.

Ankleshwar site – Strengthening the BASF Paper Chemicals business

Dispersions & Pigments and Paper Chemicals

  • Located in the largest chemicals industrial parks in India (in the state of Gujarat)
  • Certified with the ISO 14001 environmental management system and re-certified with the ISO 9001 quality management system
  • Pergasol® 201 line upgraded to produce world-class paper dyes for global customers
  • Global supply hub for Fluorescent Whitening Agents, used in paper making and home care products.