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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. 

Full-Year Results 2019

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

Polyamidproduktion / Polyamide production

BASF closes acquisition of polyamide business from Solvay

On January 31, 2020, BASF closed the acquisition of Solvay’s polyamide (PA 6.6) business. 

North America Report FY2019

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

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Photo Highlights

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

Facts BASF Group 2018



Sales 2018




EBIT before special items 2018




R&D expenses in 2018


Approximate research projects in 2018




Employees as of December 31, 2018




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.