Korea
Who we are

Sites and Contacts

Seoul Office

First activities in 1954

Provides marketing, sales, human resources and other functions for BASF Korea

BASF Asia Pacific Electronic Materials Headquarters located in Seoul office

BASF Colors & Effects Korea (a wholly-owned company of BASF) located in Seoul office since 2016

  • Add: 14-16F, KCCI Bldg., 39, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04513, Korea
  • Tel: +82 2 3707 3100
  • Fax: +82 2 3707 3122

BASF Asia Pacific Electronic Materials Headquarters

Established in 2013

  • Add:2F.Research Center No.1.,SKKU, 2066,Seobu-ro.Jangan-gu, 16419 Suwon, Korea
  • Tel: +82 31 250 5529
  • Fax: +82 31 250 5570

 

BASF Colors & Effects Korea Seoul Office

Established in 2016 (a wholly-owned company of BASF)

  • Add: 21F, AIA Tower, 16, Tongil-ro 2-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04511, Korea
  • Tel: +82 2 3707 7777
  • Fax: +82 2 6190 8190

Ansan Coatings Technology Center

Established in 2010

Develops environmentally friendly water-based coatings and coating methods for automotive applications

  • Add: 4F, Gyeonggi Technopark Business Support Center, 705, Haean-ro, Sangnok-gu, Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, 15588, Korea
  • Tel: +82 31 8040 6901
  • Fax: +82 31 8040 6900

Ansan CAE Technology Center

Established in 2006

Develops automotive engineering plastic parts using CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) technology

  • Add: 171, Sinwon-ro, Danwon-gu, Ansan,      Gyeonggi-do, 15423, Korea
  • Tel: +82 31 599 7502
  • Fax: +82 31 599 7506

BASF Korea Technology Development Center (Dongtan)

Established in 2015

Consolidated polyurethane research center and research site for care chemicals and cosmetics

Develops application systems and provides customer support

Cellasto® testing lab established in 2016

  • Add: 39, Samsung 1-ro 2-gil, Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do, 18449, Korea
  • Tel: +82 31 8077 0000
  • Fax: +82 31 8077 0009

Ansan Engineering Plastics site

Engineering plastics compounding site acquired from Honeywell in 2003

Produces engineering plastics

Supports automotive and electronics sector

  • Add: 171, Sinwon-ro, Danwon-gu, Ansan,     Gyeonggi-do, 15423, Korea
  • Phone: +82 31 599 7513
  • Fax: +82 31 599 7506

Yesan site

Established in 2015

Produces engineering plastics for automotive and consumer products

  • Add: 25, Sandan 1-gil, Sapgyo-eup, Yesan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, 32415, Korea
  • Tel: + 82 41 330 7900
  • Fax: + 82 41 330 7999

Gunsan site

Established in 2003

Produces Vitamin B2

  • Add: 57, Oehang 4-gil, Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, 54008, Korea
  • Tel: +82 63 469 2400
  • Fax: +82 63 463 0929

Yeosu site

First plants established in 1991 by Hanyang BASF Urethane Co., Ltd.

Produces raw materials for polyurethanes: MDI (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate), TDI (toluene diisocyanate), CCD (carbonyl chloride derivatives)

Ultrason® plant completed in 2014, first of its kind outside Germany

Ultra-pure NH4OH (electronic-grade ammonia water) plant completed in 2017

  • Add: 284, Yeosusandan 2-ro, Yeosu, Jeollanam-do, 59610, Korea
  • Tel: +82 61 680 7000
  • Fax: +82 61 691 7260

Ulsan site - chemicals

Established in 1998 to produce PolyTHF®, polyol, and polyurethane system A

  • Add: 27, Sinyeocheon-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, 44781, Korea
  • Tel: +82 52 278 2000
  • Fax: +82 52 278 2001

Ulsan site - plastics

Established in 1980 by Hyosung BASF Co., Ltd. to produce expandable polystyrene

  • Add: 143, Sanggae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, 44781, Korea
  • Tel: +82 52 279 7900
  • Fax: +82 52 279 7999

BASF Colors & Effects Korea Ulsan site - pigments

Acquired in 2010 from Daihan Swiss Chemical;

produces organic pigments

Operated by BASF Colors & Effects Korea since 2016

  • Add: 196, Jangsaengpo-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, 44781, Korea
  • Tel: +82 52 229 0245
  • Fax: +82 52 269 8805

BASF Electronic Materials R&D Center Asia (Suwon)

Established in 2014

Conducts regional research and development on electronic materials

  • Add: 2F, Research Center No. 1, 2066, Seobu-ro, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, 16419, Korea
  • Tel: +82 31 250 5529
  • Fax: +82 31 250 5570

Gimcheon Site (joint venture)

Established in 2018

Joint venture (50:50) with Kolon Plastics

Produces polyoxymethylene(POM) engineering plastics

  • Add: 64, Gongdan 3-gil, Gimcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, 39537, Korea
  • Tel: +82 54 420 8371
  • Fax: +82 54 420 8360