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BASF at a Glance


Setting our sights on the future

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

Every day, our team members work on developing innovative solutions for customers around the world. Our employees’ passion, imagination, and determination are crucial to our success as a market leader. Whether you are a recent university graduate or an experienced professional, you have great ideas and skills, and BASF is the place to make your mark!  Although we employ over 100,000 people throughout our company, we dedicate ourselves to mentoring and guiding each individual to finding the right path to their success.