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Our way forward

BASF Corporate Strategy

New Zealand

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. 

More than 117,000 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 2019. 

About BASF in Australia and New Zealand

BASF serves key industries in the agriculture, coatings, construction, manufacturing and mining sectors, and posted sales of about €359 million in Australia and New Zealand in 2019. As of the end of 2019, the company had 500 employees and operated 11 production sites across agricultural solutions, performance products and functional materials and solutions. BASF has been active in Australia for more than 90 years, and for about 60 years in New Zealand. 

Southbank, Melbourne headoffice

Sites and Contacts

We operate 12 production sites in Australia and New Zealand with our head office located in Melbourne.

Local Management 

Our sub-regional leadership team provides focus for BASF in Australia and New Zealand. 

A great place to work

At BASF Australia and New Zealand we strive to create a great place to work, where our people are our greatest assets. 

Community engagement

Find out more about how we give back to the local communities we operate in. 

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Creating Chemistry Magazine

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Local news 

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