BASF sponsors Chattanooga Engineers Week
CHATTANOOGA, TN, February 25, 2021 — As part of its ongoing commitment to promoting the importance of engineering, as well as math, science and technical skills, BASF is a premier sponsor of Chattanooga Engineers Week, taking place this week. The local annual outreach event is part of National Engineers Week, which celebrates how engineers make a difference in the world and brings engineering to life for children, educators and parents.
“The spirit of Engineers Week captures BASF’s continuous mission to promote science and technology in our community; particularly among our youngest engineering students,” said Rob Gagliano, Site Director of BASF’s Chattanooga sites. “It is a privilege to invest in this event and in our region’s institutions of higher learning that continuously create new opportunities and experiences for our students to learn.”
As part of the sponsorship, BASF will contribute $1,000 each to Chattanooga Engineers Week, UTC’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and Chattanooga State’s Division of Engineering and Information Technologies.
National Engineers Week was founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers. The purpose of the event is to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of an interest in engineering and technology career.
For more information about BASF in Tennessee, visit http://www.basf.us/tennessee.
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. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of more than €59 billion in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS), and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.