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BASF Corporation is the largest affiliate of BASF SE

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,800 employees in North America and had sales of $18.4 billion in 2019.  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.

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Full-Year Results 2019

We have published our Full-Year Results 2019 on February 28, 2020.

North America Report FY2019

Quick facts about BASF in North America, including FY2019 results for the region.

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.

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Facts BASF Group 2019

€59,316

million

Sales 2019

 

€4,536

million

EBIT before special items 2019

 

€2.2

billion

R&D expenses in 2019

3,000

Approx. number of research projects

 

 

117,628

Employees as of December 31, 2019

 

 

361

Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites