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BASF Corporation is the North American affiliate of BASF SE

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 17,000 employees in North America and had sales of $18.7 billion in 2020. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.  Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. The company has more than 150 production and research and development sites throughout North America and operates Verbund sites in Geismar, Louisiana, and Freeport, Texas.

In this section you can find news releases, photos and footage, publications and podcasts as well as information about our media events. BASF spokespersons are happy to answer your media inquiries quickly and directly. 


Full-Year Results 2020

We have published our Full-Year Results 2019 on February 26, 2021.
Graphic: Our climate goal: Net zero CO2 emissions by 2050

Virtual Capital Markets Day 2021

At the Virtual Capital Markets Day 2021, CEO Martin Brudermüller presented BASF's  roadmap to climate neutrality.  




Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2020

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE was held on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. as an entirely virtual meeting.
Press conference with BASF employees in suits sitting at tables equally distanced apart

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2021

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, starting at 10:00 a.m. as an entirely virtual meeting.

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NEW YORK, NY, February 10 - A Chemical Company at New York Fashion Week? Yes – because there is a lot of chemistry in fashion. Chinese brand Seven Crash proved this at New York Fashion Week on Sunday, February 10. The innovative styles of its futuristic “Quantus” collection showed the possibilities BASF material solutions provide for textile creations. The ‘Quantus’ collection proved there is no need for compromises in fashion: the BASF material solutions combine eco-conscious manufacturing techniques that permit intricately crafted and stitched designs while ensuring premium quality.

Photo Highlights

Photo impressions from different BASF sites and events in North America. 

Facts BASF Group 2020



Sales 2020



Employees as of December 31, 2020




R&D expenses in 2020



EBIT before special items 2020



Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites




Accelerator sales