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About BASF Corporation



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.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 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 around €63 billion in 2018. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). 

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Meeting the needs of society

Chemistry is an enabler for new ideas and solutions.

Our Foundation

Our Corporate Strategy is the framework for driving our company’s success.

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Creating Chemistry Magazine

In our online magazine you can read about the topics that are affecting our world today and will impact the future.

Our Management

A strong and transparent corporate governance is essential to us. Find out about our North American leadership.

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Our Communities

Our commitment to a sustainable future includes creating chemistry in the communities in which we live and work.

Headquarters of the BASF Group - Ludwigshafen

North American Sites

BASF operates more than 100 production and research and development sites throughout North America.

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How we work

Our matrix organization combines the strengths of global, regional and operational units.

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone.