BASF

We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life. We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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News & Views
May 2017

Learning from Detroit: Designing a More Diverse, Prosperous and Equitable Economy

by Mara Slade

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Press Piece
May 2017

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has given interim approval for the recyclability of...

Press Piece
May 2017

World-leading chemical company, BASF today announced its membership of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100). As the latest corporate member of the programme, BASF embarks on a three-year partnership to bring about opportunities for a circular economy within new business models and new solutions.

BASF 'creates chemistry for a viable future...

Press Piece
May 2017

BASF was named the 2017 FCA US LLC Sustainability Supplier of the Year for the second time. Winners were selected based on a rating system that evaluates supplier performance in quality, delivery, cost, warranty, and partnership, as well as input from FCA senior leadership. BASF was also honored for its robust sustainability strategy, goals,...

Press Piece
May 2017

BASF has recently entered a strategic collaboration with HP Indigo, the world’s leading manufacturer of digital printing presses. Both companies will collaborate to develop water-based adhesive solutions for flexible packaging that are specially tailored for the requirements of the HP Indigo ElectroInk process, a highly flexible and fast...

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May 2017


- Water-based Joncryl® and Epotal® offer less environmental impact at similar costs and performance compared to solvent-based technologies
- Eco-Efficiency Analysis (EEA) proves a reduced carbon footprint for water-based inks and adhesives...

Press Piece
May 2017

Stage one of the three-phase construction project of the Noor solar complex was set in motion in February 2016. Innovative solutions based on the BASF Construction Chemicals division's global knowledge and experience are used in the construction of the concentrated solar power system – a more complicated process to install than the widely used...

Press Piece
May 2017

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire US-based company ZedX, a leader in the development of digital agricultural intelligence. The acquisition is expected to be completed within four weeks.

ZedX’s expertise lies in the development of agronomic weather, crop, and pest models that can rapidly translate data into insights for more...

Press Piece
Apr 2017
Representatives from BASF and LSU participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for

BATON ROUGE, LA, and GEISMAR, LA, April 6, 2017 – Louisiana State University (LSU) officials joined BASF executives in the public unveiling of the BASF Sustainable Living Laboratory on campus. The Lab, which is the first-of-its-kind at LSU and in the Southeast region, is an innovative space that promotes problem-based teaching and research...

News & Views
Apr 2017

Following the launch of Applied DNA Sciences’s CertainT platform that utilizes molecular tags to certify authenticity and origins of products, ...

Press Piece
Mar 2017

BASF SE and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that the companies will collaborate to develop one of the world’s largest supercomputers for industrial chemical research at BASF's Ludwigshafen headquarters this year. Based on the latest generation of HPE Apollo 6000 systems, the new supercomputer will drive the digitalization...

News & Views
Feb 2017

Increasing economic benefits while reducing global-warming potential: How products from BASF’s Master Builders Solutions® range help achieve this is the focus of the new Europe-wide campaign, “Quantified Sustainable Benefits – Reduce your Footprint and Boost Your Bottom Line.”...

News & Views
Feb 2017

This post is a response to a challenge posed earlier this year to new IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt by Dr. Mark W. McElroy and Martin P....

Press Piece
Feb 2017

BASF and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a collaboration agreement to evaluate how satellite-derived data and images can best be used for agricultural purposes. In close partnership with farmers, the partners’ long-term goal is to translate this information into digital tools and services.

Farmers will benefit by being able to...

Library
Jan 2017

Video Interview with Andreas Kicherer from BASF during Sustainable Brands Copenhagen '16. 

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