Japan

Corporate Information

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 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. BASF operates 23 production sites in Japan, including 16 admixture plants of the construction chemicals division. In addition, BASF maintains a strong research and development presence in Japan, with facilities in Amagasaki, Yokohama, Chigasaki, and Naruto.

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

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

TEL:03-5290-3000 / FAX:03-5290-3333
(Corporate Data)

Share BASF 100%
Business

Petrochemicals, Intermediates, Performance Materials, Monomers, Dispersions & Pigments, Performance Chemicals, Catalysts, Coatings, Construction Chemicals, Nutrition & Health,

Care Chemicals, Agricultural Solutions

Production site Yokohama/Kanagawa, Koga/Ibaraki, Yokkaichi/Mie,and 16 admixture plants of Construction Chemicals
R&D Amagasaki/Hyogo, Chigasaki・Yokohama/Kanagawa, Koga/Ibaraki, Chiba/Sanmu, Yokkaichi/Mie
Established 12 October, 1949
Major Indicators
(consolidated)
Sales to Third Parties in Market Japan 2018:233.5 billion yen (1,792 Millions of Euro)
Number of Employees:1,138 (as of December 31, 2018)

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

BASF Metals Japan Ltd.

World Trade Center Bldg. 24F, 2-4-1, Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6124
TEL:03-3578-6661 / FAX:03-5425-7481


Share BASF 100%
Business PGM, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Iridium, Osmium, Gold, Silver

Group Companies

BASF Colors & Effects Japan Ltd.


OVOL Nihonbashi Building 3F, 3-4-4 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0022
TEL:03-5290-2424 / FAX:03-5290-2425

 

Share BASF 100%
R&D Amagasaki/Hyogo
Business Pigments, dyes, pigment preparation and its intermediates

Group Companies

BASF Idemitsu Co., Ltd.

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

TEL:03-5290-2400 / FAX:03-5290-2410

Share BASF 67%, Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. 33%
Production site Ichihara/Chiba
Business 1,4-butanediol

Group Companies BASF TODA Battery Materials LLC (website)

Shinagawa Grand Central Tower 6F 2-16-4 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo
TEL:03-6451-4660 / FAX:03-6451-4650

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

Pozzolith Solutions Ltd.

2722 Hagisono, Chigasaki, Kanagawa 253-0071
TEL:0467-84-9640 / FAX:0467-84-9648


Share BASF 60%, President and Representative Director of Pozzolith Solutions Ltd. 40%
Business Concrete admixture, repair & protection for concrete, high-performance flooring, waterproofing

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. 24F, 2-4-1, Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6124
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