BASF Catalysts Wins 2007 Readers’ Choice Award
ISELIN, NJ, August 6, 2007 – The readers of Chemical Processing have named BASF Catalysts the top technology provider in catalysts in the magazine’s fourth annual Readers’ Choice Awards. BASF Catalysts received 60% more votes than the next highest-ranked catalysts supplier.
“We are honored to be recognized as a technology leader in catalysis by Chemical Processing’s readers,” said Wayne Smith, president of BASF Catalysts. “This award is especially meaningful because it comes from our customer base, and at BASF, one of our core commitments it to help our customers be more successful.”
Each year, Chemical Processing polls its readers to determine what companies they consider to be technology leaders in more than 40 categories. According to the magazine’s editors, the results provide real-world perspectives of users that can serve as a valuable resource for choosing or recommending suppliers: winning a Readers’ Choice Award “means they’ve hit the mark and have provided something that is both useful and appreciated by their customers.”
With a circulation of more than 55,000, Chemical Processing publishes technical information that provides insights and guidance for chemical plant design and process optimization, as well as plant operations and maintenance. The magazine covers all of the essential processing operations and systems within a plant for production and environmental and safety compliance, and alerts readers to emerging technologies, technical trends and real-world issues.
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 currently 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.