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At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 110,000 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 organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. 

In Japan, we have been a committed partner to local industry since 1888. Operating both production sites as well as research and development facilities in Japan, BASF contributes to the success of Japanese customers nationwide as well as globally by providing products and solutions to nearly all industries. 

Company name BASF Japan Ltd.
Representative Director and President Hiroki Ishida

OVOL Nihonbashi Building 3F, 3-4-4 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022


Share BASF 100%
Business Petrochemicals, Intermediates, Performance Materials, Monomers, Dispersions & Pigments, Performance Chemicals, Catalysts, Coatings, Nutrition & Health, Care Chemicals, Agricultural Solutions
Production site Yokohama/Kanagawa, Koga/Ibaraki, Yokkaichi/Mie
R&D Amagasaki/Hyogo, Yokohama/Kanagawa, Koga/Ibaraki, Chiba/Sanmu, Yokkaichi/Mie
Established 12 October, 1949
Major Indicators
Sales to Third Parties in Market Japan 2020:Approximately 208.3 billion yen (1,712 Millions of Euro)
Number of Employees:955 (as of December 31, 2020)

* The accumulation of sales in Euro monthly converted into JPY at the exchange rate of reporting month.
Group Companies

BASF Metals Japan Ltd.

Atago Green Hills Mori Tower 24F, 2-5-1, Atago, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-6290
TEL:03-3578-6661 / FAX:03-5425-7481

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Business PGM, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Iridium, Osmium, Gold, Silver

Group Companies

BASF TODA Battery Materials LLC (website)

1-1-1 Shinoki, Sanyoonoda-shi, Yamaguchi 756-0847 
TEL 0836-55-1011 / FAX 0836-55-1014

Ownership BASF 66%、TODA KOGYO CORP. 34%
Production site Sanyo-Onoda/Yamaguchi, Kita-kyushu/Fukuoka
R&D   Sanyo-Onoda/Yamaguchi
Business Cathode materials including Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide (NCA) and Nickel Cobalt Manganese (NCM)

Group Companies BASF INOAC Polyurethanes, Ltd. (website)

1-196, Kawada-Aza-Hongudo, Shinshiro-shi, Aichi 441-1347
TEL:0536-23-5511 / FAX:0536-23-0300

Share BASF 50%, INOAC Corporation 50%
Production site Shinshiro/Aichi
Business Polyurethane systems, elastomers and urethane basic material
Group Companies N.E. Chemcat Corporation (website)

World Trade Center Bldg. 27F, 2-4-1, Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-5127
TEL:03-3435-5490 / FAX:03-3435-5484

Share BASF 50%, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. 50%
Production site Numazu/Shizuoka, Bando/Ibaraki
R&D   Numazu/Shizuoka, Bando/Ibaraki
Business Manufacture and sale of Various Catalysts, Precious metal recovery and refining

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