BASF Catalysts receives Presidential Award for Quality from Subaru
ISELIN, NJ, July 2, 2007 – BASF Catalysts is one of only three automotive suppliers in the United States to receive the 2006 Presidential Award for quality from Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA). SIA is the home of North American Subaru production.
This marks the fifth consecutive year that BASF has received a Subaru quality award for supplying the automaker with emissions control catalysts. To qualify for the Presidential Award, suppliers must have at least a 99.5% quality rating and 99% on-time delivery rating.
Keith Allison, BASF Catalysts Account Manager for Subaru, congratulated his BASF colleagues in Huntsville, Alabama, where catalysts for SIA are produced. He said, “This was truly a team effort. It involved all employees at the site – from Technology Transfer to Customer Service.”
BASF also supplies catalysts to Subaru plants in Japan through its joint venture with N.E. Chemcat Corporation.
BASF Catalysts, part of the BASF Group, offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics, adsorbents and other products.
BASF Catalysts, a division of BASF Corporation, is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics, adsorbents and other products.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. As a reliable partner to virtually all industries, BASF’s high-value products and intelligent system solutions help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to meet the challenges of the future and open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. BASF has approximately 95,000 employees and posted sales of €52.6 billion in 2006. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA), New York (BF) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.