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Welcome to the BASF News & Media Center

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 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. 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.

BASF in North America 2017

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

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. 

Strategy Press Conference

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

Quarterly Statement 3rd Quarter 2018

We have published our Quarterly Statement 3rd Quarter 2018 on October 26, 2018, at 7 a.m. (CEST).

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Photo Gallery 

Impressions of BASF's material solutions at New York Fashion Week. 

Facts BASF Group 2017

€64,475

million

Sales 2017

 

€8,328

million

EBIT before special items 2017

 

€1.89

billion

R&D expenses in 2017

3,000

Approximate research projects in 2017

 

 

115,490

Employees as of December 31, 2017

 

 

353

Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites