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Who we are

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. BASF generated sales of around €59 billion in 2020. 

BASF in Korea

BASF has been doing business in Korea since 1954, and is a leading foreign investor in the Korean chemical industry. BASF’s Korean entity, BASF Company Ltd., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF SE and also maintains the Asia Pacific regional headquarters of its electronic materials business in Seoul.

BASF provides a broad portfolio of solutions to customers in Korea, and operates seven world-scale production sites in Yeosu, Ulsan, Gunsan, Ansan and Yesan. BASF also maintains a global electronic materials research and development center in Suwon and four technical development centers, in Dongtan, Ansan, and Siheung. The sales and administration office is located in Seoul.

BASF will set up an additional production line for Ultrason® polyarylsulfone at its site in Yeosu, Korea.

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How We Work

Our matrix organization combines the strengths of global, regional and operational units.


Meeting the Needs of Society

Chemistry is an enabler for new ideas and solutions.


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