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Verbund sites worldwide

The largest Verbund site in BASF Group is located in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The Verbund concept was developed and optimized here and later applied to other sites around the world.

In its home market of Europe, BASF additionally operates a Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The cornerstones of BASF’s presence in the important North American chemical market are the sites in Geismar, Louisiana and Freeport, Texas, both of which operate according to the Verbund principle. These sites are further strengthened by the steam cracker in Port Arthur, Texas. In the fast growing Asia Pacific market, BASF operates two Verbund sites in Kuantan, Malaysia and Nanjing, China.

In 2020, we started construction of the first plants at the planned integrated Verbund site in Zhanjiang, China.


  • Largest chemical complex in the world and largest BASF Verbund site
  • Established: 1865
  • Production facilities: around 125 production facilities with around 200 production plants
  • Area: 10 km²
  • Pipelines: around 2,850 km


  • Second-largest BASF Verbund site
  • Established: 1964
  • Production facilities: 16 plant clusters, 31 plants, 46 assets
  • Area: 6 km²
  • Pipelines: 580 km


  • Established: 2005
  • Production plants: 33
  • Area: 2.42 km²
  • Pipelines: 434 km*, 736 km**


  • Established: 1997
  • Production plants: 16
  • Area: around 1.5 km²
  • Pipelines: 450 km (surface), 30 km (underground)


  • Established: 1958
  • Production plants: 26
  • Area: 1.93 km²
  • Pipelines: 290 km


  • Established: 1958
  • Production plants: 32
  • Area: 9.27 km²
  • Pipelines: 294 km*, 1,253 km**

* outside of the plant production area
inside the plant production area