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About BASF East Africa

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. We supply raw materials to most industries in East Africa, including oil & gas, automotive, construction, leather & footwear, plastics, paints & coatings, consumer goods, agriculture and the feed and food industry. BASF East Africa Ltd was established in Kenya in mid 2011. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. 

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Stammwerk der BASF Gruppe  Ludwigshafen. Das Herz der BASF-Gruppe ist die BASF SE mit ihrem Stammwerk in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Mit etwa 250 Produktionsbetrieben, vielen hundert Labors, Technika, Werkstätten und Büros ist es der größte zusammenhängende Chemiekomplex der Welt.                                     Abdruck honorarfrei. Copyright by BASF.

Headquarters of the BASF Group ­ Ludwigshafen. The heart of BASF Group is BASF SE headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany. With about 250 production plants, several hundred laboratories, technical centers, workshops and offices, it is the largest integrated chemical complex in the world.                Print free of charge. Copyright by BASF.

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BASF SE plant aufgrund der Ausbreitung desDue to the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Germany, BASF SE plans to conduct the company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 18, 2020 as an entirely virtual shareholders’ meeting without the presence of shareholders. The health of employees, shareholders and the service providers involved takes priority. The virtual format, which has been made possible for this year by German legislation, will allow BASF’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting to take place within the statutory period of six months after the end of the fiscal year, as required by law for companies with the legal form of a Societas Europaea (SE); in the case of BASF, the fiscal year corresponds to the calendar year.

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Andreas Kicherer, Sustainability Strategy, mit einer Flasche Pyrolyseöl, das aus Kunststoffabfällen zurückgewonnen wurde. Das ChemCycling-Projekt von BASF legt seinen Fokus darauf, Kunststoffabfälle in der chemischen Produktion wiederzuverwenden statt sie zu entsorgen. Dabei werden Kunststoffabfälle durch thermochemische Verfahren in neue Rohstoffe umgewandelt und anstelle von fossilen Ressourcen in den BASF-Verbund eingespeist. Die daraus resultierenden neuen chemischen Produkte weisen die gleiche Qualität auf wie Produkte aus fossilen Rohmaterialien.


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