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BASF Corporation is the largest affiliate of BASF SE and the second largest producer and marketer of chemicals and related products in North America.

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 20,000 employees in North America and had sales of $19.7 billion in 2018.  Key industries we serve include chemicals, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition, packaging and consumer products. The company has more than 100 production and research and development sites throughout North America and operates Verbund sites in Geismar, Louisiana, and Freeport, Texas.

News Releases & Contacts

Find news releases and BASF spokespersons who can answer inquiries from the media.

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. 

Quarterly Statement 2nd Quarter 2019

We have published our Quarterly Statement 2nd Quarter 2019 on July 25, 2019.

Full-Year Results 2018

We have published our Full-Year Results 2018 on February 26, 2019.

Strategy Press Conference

We published BASF’s new strategy on November 20, 2018.

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Photo Highlights

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

Facts BASF Group 2018

€62,675

million

Sales 2018

 

€6,353

million

EBIT before special items 2018

 

€2

billion

R&D expenses in 2018

3,000

Approximate research projects in 2018

 

 

122,404

Employees as of December 31, 2018

 

 

361

Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites

BASF in North America 2018

The annual "BASF in North America in Figures" is an integrated summary on our economic, environmental and social performance in the region.