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Dutch King Inaugurates Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm, Among World’s Largest

(IN BRIEF) Dutch King Willem-Alexander, alongside board members of Vattenfall, BASF, and Allianz, has officially inaugurated the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Located 18-36 kilometers off the Dutch coast, the wind farm features 139 … Read the full press release

BASF Launches Epispot™, a Sustainable Cosmetic Ingredient for Blemish-Prone Skin, Aligning with the #NoFilter Beauty Trend

(IN BRIEF) BASF Personal Care has introduced Epispot™, a sustainably sourced cosmetic ingredient designed to enhance the beauty and self-confidence of individuals with blemish-prone skin, a common issue affecting people worldwide regardless of gender, age, or ethnicity. Epispot addresses the … Read the full press release

BASF Launches ‘MyCarbonFootprint’ App to Enhance Sustainability Insights for Customers

(IN BRIEF) BASF has unveiled a new digital application called “MyCarbonFootprint” aimed at providing customers with an improved understanding of the sustainability status of their product portfolio purchased from BASF. This application helps customers identify BASF solutions that align with … Read the full press release

BASF Showcases Innovative Solutions at Fakuma 2023 to Address Plastic Waste and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) BASF is highlighting a range of innovative solutions at the 28th Fakuma exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany, aimed at addressing plastic waste and promoting sustainability. The showcased solutions include mass-balanced plastics that reduce resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, … Read the full press release

BASF Launches Industry’s First Biomass Balance Offerings for Plastic Additives

(IN BRIEF) BASF has introduced the industry’s first biomass balance offerings for plastic additives, including Irganox® 1010 BMBcert™ and Irganox® 1076 FD BMBcert™. These products are certified by TÜV Nord for mass balance according to the International Sustainability and Carbon … Read the full press release

BASF Collaborates with Partners to Promote Sustainable Palm Oil Production in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) BASF, in partnership with a natural cosmetics company and Indonesian non-profit organization Kaleka, is supporting sustainable palm and palm kernel oil production in Indonesia. The project, implemented by Kaleka, follows a jurisdictional approach, aiming to promote sustainable land … Read the full press release

BASF Calculates Product Carbon Footprints for Key Nutrition Products, Outperforming Global Market Averages

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading chemical company, has calculated the Product Carbon Footprints (PCFs) for several key products in the human and animal nutrition markets, including vitamins, carotenoids, beverage processing polymers, feed enzymes, and feed performance ingredients. These PCFs represent … Read the full press release

BASF Agricultural Solutions Hosts Global Farmers’ Delegation at UN Headquarters

(IN BRIEF) BASF Agricultural Solutions organized an event called “United for the Biggest Job on Earth” at the United Nations headquarters to bring together a global delegation of farmers from Europe and the United States. The event aimed to address … Read the full press release

BASF and Nanotech Energy Partner to Cut CO2 Emissions in North American Lithium-Ion Batteries

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading global battery materials producer, and Nanotech Energy, a graphene-based energy storage products leader, have joined forces to reduce the carbon footprint of Nanotech’s lithium-ion batteries for the North American market. The partnership aims to create … Read the full press release

BASF Secures Renewable Electricity Supply for Zhanjiang Site Through 25-Year Agreement with SPIC

(IN BRIEF) BASF has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) to buy renewable electricity for its Zhanjiang Verbund site in Guangdong province, China. This PPA is part of BASF’s commitment to securing … Read the full press release

BASF Commences Construction of Innovative Syngas Plant in China for Enhanced Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) BASF has initiated the construction of a groundbreaking syngas plant at its Verbund site in Zhanjiang, China. This large-scale facility, slated to begin operation in 2025, stands out due to its unique process concepts designed to minimize carbon … Read the full press release

Swiss TPH, BASF, and Promega Collaborate on Novel Insect Control Methods to Combat Malaria and Mosquito-Borne Diseases

(IN BRIEF) The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), in collaboration with BASF and Promega, is partnering to research and develop innovative insect control tools for combating mosquito-borne diseases like malaria. The project, funded by the Bill & … Read the full press release

BASF’s LCA Study Reveals Environmentally Friendly Mozzarella Packaging Solutions

(IN BRIEF) BASF has conducted a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study on the environmental impact of mozzarella packaging using alternative raw materials in food-grade plastics production. The study compared a flexible multi-layer packaging with fossil feedstock-based packaging and a fossil-based … Read the full press release

BASF to Boost Production Capacity of OPPANOL® B Polyisobutenes by 25% to Meet Rising Global Demand

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading chemical company, plans to increase the production capacity of its medium-molecular weight polyisobutenes (OPPANOL® B) at its Ludwigshafen site in Germany by 25%. The decision comes in response to the growing global demand for high-quality … Read the full press release

BASF and Huntsman to Separate Joint MDI Production in China to Enhance Operations and Serve Growing Customer Demand

(IN BRIEF) BASF and Huntsman, along with their Chinese partner companies, announce the planned separation of their joint MDI (diphenylmethane diisocyanate) production at Shanghai Lianheng Isocyanate Co., Ltd. (SLIC). Going forward, they will operate two MDI plants at the site … Read the full press release

BASF’s Ultrason® P 3010 Enables Durable Milk Meter Sensors for Accurate Milk Quality Control in Smart Agriculture

(IN BRIEF) BASF’s high-performance thermoplastic, Ultrason® P 3010, is being used by milkrite | InterPuls, a leading dairy equipment company, to manufacture durable milk meter sensors. These sensors are used for reliable and accurate milk quality control in the milking … Read the full press release

BASF Personal Care Shows Progress in Responsibly Active Sustainability Program

(IN BRIEF) BASF Personal Care has released the first progress report for its Responsibly Active sustainability program, focusing on its bioactives portfolio for personal care applications. The program includes commitments and action plans to protect natural resources, empower people along … Read the full press release

BASF Shanghai Coatings Sites and Resin Plant Transition to 100% Renewable Energy, Advancing Sustainability Goals

(IN BRIEF) BASF Shanghai Coatings sites and BASF Coatings’ resin plant in Shanghai have announced their transition to 100% renewable energy usage in 2023. This move aligns with BASF Coatings’ global sustainability targets and contributes to carbon reduction efforts. Through … Read the full press release

BASF Launches Carbon-Neutral UV Acrylic Hotmelt AcResin® for Sustainable Adhesives

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading chemical company, has introduced a range of UV acrylic hotmelt products called acResin®, which have a cradle-to-gate product carbon footprint (PCF) of zero kg CO2e/kg. The new offerings, including acResin® ZeroPCF A 260 UV, A … Read the full press release

BASF and Yara to Explore Feasibility of Low-Carbon Ammonia Plant with Carbon Capture

(IN BRIEF) BASF and Yara Clean Ammonia have partnered to conduct a joint study for the development of a large-scale low-carbon blue ammonia production facility with carbon capture in the U.S. Gulf Coast region. The aim is to construct a … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils State-of-the-Art Facility for Battery Material Production and Recycling

(IN BRIEF) BASF has celebrated the opening of Europe’s first co-located center for battery material production and recycling in Schwarzheide, Germany. The facility includes a state-of-the-art production plant for cathode active materials and a battery recycling plant, marking significant progress … Read the full press release

Avient and BASF Enable Sustainable Design with Colored Ultrason® High-Performance Polymers

Avient and BASF Enable Sustainable Design with Colored Ultrason® High-Performance Polymers

(IN BRIEF) Avient Corporation and BASF have partnered to introduce colored grades of Ultrason® high-performance polymers to the global market. The collaboration combines BASF’s Ultrason® polyarylethersulfones (PAES) as the base polymer with Avient’s Colorant Chromatics™ expertise in high-temperature color formulations. … Read the full press release

BASF Partners with ALBIS and Ultrapolymers Group for European Sales of Ultraform® (POM)

(IN BRIEF) Effective October 1, 2023, BASF will transfer its European direct business for Ultraform® (POM) to its trusted trading partners, ALBIS and Ultrapolymers Group. While the sales process will be handled by ALBIS and Ultrapolymers Group, BASF will continue … Read the full press release

BASF Invests in New Polyethylene Facility in Zhanjiang to Address Chinese Market Needs

(IN BRIEF) BASF has started construction on a polyethylene (PE) plant in Zhanjiang, China. The plant, scheduled to be operational by 2025, will have an annual capacity of 500,000 metric tons of PE. This investment aims to meet the increasing … Read the full press release

BASF Strengthens Commitment to Sustainability with Enhanced TripleS Evaluation

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global chemical company, has updated its sustainability assessment method called TripleS (Sustainable Solution Steering) to further advance its product portfolio towards climate protection, resource efficiency, and circular economy. TripleS, which has been in place since 2012 … Read the full press release

Precision Spraying Revolution: CNH Industrial to Introduce ONE SMART SPRAY Solution in Collaboration with Bosch and BASF

(IN BRIEF) CNH Industrial announces its collaboration with Bosch and BASF’s joint venture, introducing the ONE SMART SPRAY solution into its agricultural product portfolios. Led by CNH Industrial’s Raven team, the technology will be available in sprayers from the Case … Read the full press release

Rice Production in Japan Set for Advancement as BASF, Kubota, and ZEN-NOH Launch Collaborative Project

(IN BRIEF) BASF, Kubota, and ZEN-NOH are collaborating to enhance rice production in Japan. The collaboration involves integrating BASF’s xarvio® FIELD MANAGER platform with Kubota’s KSAS operating platform to assess operability. The goal is to deliver greater convenience, increased yield, … Read the full press release

Messer to Use BASF’s OASE® Blue Technology for CO2 Recovery Plant in Austria

(IN BRIEF) Industrial gases specialist, Messer, plans to launch a CO2 recovery plant in Austria in 2024, using BASF’s OASE® blue technology to recover CO2 from an industrial company’s flue gas. The recovered CO2 will be refined to food grade … Read the full press release

Partnership of BASF, Krones, SÜDPACK, and TOMRA Paves the Way for Multi-Layer Film Recycling

(IN BRIEF) BASF, Krones, SÜDPACK, and TOMRA have collaborated on a project to recycle PET/PE multi-layer packaging by separating it into its individual components and returning them to the materials cycle as raw materials. During the first industrial trial at … Read the full press release

BASF expands ecovio® portfolio for sustainable food packaging with home and industrial compostable grade

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading chemical company, has added a certified home and industrial compostable grade for cold and hot food packaging to its ecovio® portfolio for extrusion coating on paper and board. The new extrusion coating grade, ecovio® 70 … Read the full press release

Agricultural Solutions and Automotive Sectors Contribute to BASF’s Q1 2023 Sales

(IN BRIEF) Chemical company BASF reported a decline in sales for Q1 2023 of €20bn, down €3.1bn compared to the prior year quarter, due to lower demand in almost all segments. However, the Agricultural Solutions segment recorded a significant increase … Read the full press release

L’impresa digitale di BASF “Tracingo” per aiutare le aziende di logistica a raggiungere maggiore efficienza e trasparenza

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) BASF, THIELMANN e NXTGN hanno firmato un accordo di sviluppo congiunto per sviluppare un prodotto chiamato “Tracingo” che traccerà i contenitori per rinfuse intermedie (IBC) utilizzando sensori IoT e segnali acustici. Il prodotto sarà integrato nella piattaforma … Read the full press release

BASF’s Digital Venture “Tracingo” to Help Logistics Companies Achieve Greater Efficiency and Transparency

(IN BRIEF) BASF, THIELMANN, and NXTGN have signed a Joint Development Agreement to develop a product called “Tracingo” that will track intermediate bulk containers (IBC) using IoT sensors and acoustic signals. The product will be integrated into NXTGN’s “ibc.digital” platform, … Read the full press release

BASF to Showcase Ultramid Ccycled and Recyclable PE/PA Films at Interpack 2023

(IN BRIEF) BASF will be showcasing its packaging solutions at interpack 2023, including the sustainable polyamide Ultramid Ccycled, which is made from the chemical recycling of plastic waste, thus helping to keep difficult-to-recycle plastic waste in the material cycle. BASF … Read the full press release

BASF’s Swiss and US manufacturing sites receive ISCC PLUS certification for plastic additives

(IN BRIEF) BASF has received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS for certain grades of plastic additives produced at its manufacturing sites in Switzerland and the United States. This certification allows BASF to offer more sustainable grades of … Read the full press release

Bosch, BASF, and AGCO to integrate and commercialize Smart Spraying technology for Fendt Rogator sprayers

(IN BRIEF) Bosch BASF Smart Farming has partnered with AGCO Corporation to integrate and commercialize Smart Spraying technology on Fendt Rogator sprayers. The Smart Spraying Solution will allow targeted spraying during day and nighttime conditions, while delivering optimal herbicide savings … Read the full press release

Leadership Changes at BASF: Dratt Takes Over Global Business Services, Ehrhardt to Lead North America

(IN BRIEF) BASF has announced personnel changes, with Tobias Dratt, President of North America for BASF Corporation, taking on the role of the Division Global Business Services. The position will be effective from May 1, 2023. Marc Ehrhardt, the current … Read the full press release

BASF’s Neopor Used in energystore’s Low-Carbon Insulation Range Launch

(IN BRIEF) UK company energystore has launched a new range of low-carbon insulation products called energystore+, providing customers with a significant opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. The new products, based on expandable polystyrene granules, were produced … Read the full press release

BASF and Y&H partner to provide temperature sensing solutions to Turkish glass industry

(IN BRIEF) Y&H Foreign Trade Ltd. has been appointed as the agent for BASF’s Temperature Sensing solutions for the glass industry in Türkiye, effective March 01, 2023. BASF’s temperature sensing solutions, including precious metal thermocouples and EXACTUS optical pyrometers, are … Read the full press release

Airbus Partners with BASF to Enhance In-Flight Experience with VOZC Technology

(IN BRIEF) Airbus has chosen BASF to supply a new Volatile Organic Compound/Ozone Converter (VOZC) technology for its A320 Family aircraft starting in 2024. The decision came after a multi-year technical competition, taking into consideration BASF’s world-class global manufacturing, supply … Read the full press release