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BASF majority owned battery materials joint venture formed in the world’s largest battery materials market China

The new joint venture will focus on the rapidly growing electric vehicle segment in the world’s largest battery materials market China The combined technology expertise and market access will provide superior customer value, rapid innovation and cost competitiveness BASF advances … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Creations® unveils new ingredient based on the organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus that improves eye contour appearance

Seanactiv™ harnesses the power of fucus vesiculosus fucoidan to limit visible signs of aging and fatigue around the eyes New ingredient helps reduce the appearance of dark circles, crow’s feet wrinkles and under-eye dullness within just one week of application Three-step action … Read the full press release

BASF to build a new pilot Catalyst Development and Solids Processing Center at its Ludwigshafen site

New center strengthens innovation leadership of chemical catalysts portfolio Sustainable setup with all necessary solids processing capabilities in one place Customers benefit from joint development and faster access to new catalyst technologies (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF … Read the full press release

BASF obtains crucial standards for food and feed industry for its crude glycerin production at the Dusseldorf-Holthausen site

Important standards for the food and feed industry Quality, traceability and safety along the complete production chain (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational chemical company BASF announces that it has obtained GMP+ and ISO 22000 certifications for … Read the full press release

“Responsible Lithium Partnership” established to improve natural resource management in Chile

Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG, and Fairphone fund the initiative at its inception GIZ to initiate a participatory process, inviting all relevant actors in the Salar de Atacama to work on a joint action plan Focus on protection of the … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

BASF and VAUDE develop sustainable outdoor pants made from recycled tires

Joint News Release BASF and VAUDE take a step towards an effective circular economy together Polyamides based on chemically recycled tires form the basis for robust outdoor pants Available in stores from March 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 19-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and BASF create an innovative manufacturing cell for research and development of thermoplastic polymers and compounds

Joint News Release Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s IntElect 1000 kN injection moulding machine performs in BASF’s injection moulding pilot plant Innovative manufacturing cell to produce a wide range of different test specimens Fully-digitised robotic processing and digital integration (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

Pyrum Innovations AG to expand tire pyrolysis capacity with EUR 16 million backing from BASF SE

Investment will support construction of additional production capacities for pyrolysis oil Milestone in establishing a circular economy for post-consumer plastic waste Pyrolysis oil will partly replace fossil feedstock and be used for demanding plastic applications (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 21-Sep-2020 — … Read the full press release

NWO announces grants awarded to fourteen LIFT (Launchpad for Innovative Future Technology) projects

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fourteen LIFT (Launchpad for Innovative Future Technology) projects involved in developing smart membranes that extract nitrogen components from manure streams, creating nanocrystals for solar cells in windows, and finding ways to eliminate … Read the full press release

BASF closes sale transaction of its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 3-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF completes the sale of its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont Safety & Construction (DuPont). The transaction includes the shares of inge GmbH, the business’ headquarters and production site in Greifenberg, Germany, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank part of major initiative aimed at creating a common basis for sustainability to be accepted by capital markets

The initiative aims at transforming the way companies are valued (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it is joining the value balancing alliance e.V.. Established as a non-profit organization the alliance was founded … Read the full press release

The seventh BASF and Volkswagen “Science Award Electrochemistry” opens for submissions

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN / WOLFSBURG, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Volkswagen opens application for the seventh “Science Award Electrochemistry”. Scientists and researchers of excellence from all over the world may apply until June 30, 2019 online at www.science-award.com. Participation … Read the full press release

BASF: engineering plastic Ultramid now in use as standard to manufacture the anode- and cathode-end plate in fuel cells

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 11-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, as the biggest chemical supplier to the automotive industry, is very active on and engaged with things like automotive drive system, energy consumption, emissions, new and improved powertrain concepts for cars, electric … Read the full press release

Futuristic urban streetwear featuring smart textiles made with BASF’s Freeflex and Haptex advanced materials at New York Fashion Week

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fashion label Seven Crash to redefine itself as an innovative brand pushing the boundaries on futuristic workwear and fashion streetwear at New York Fashion Week by experimenting with different fashion styles and cultures through the … Read the full press release

Combined Solenis boasts expanded product portfolio and cost-effective solutions for paper and water treatment customers

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany / WILMINGTON, Delaware, USA, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Authorities have granted approval for BASF and Solenis to complete the merger of their paper and water chemicals businesses. Originally announced in May 2018, BASF and Solenis have now completed the transfer of BASF’s … Read the full press release

Aerospace and data analytics company Planet and BASF to deliver timely satellite imagery and data to European farmers

Analytics from daily satellite imagery will promote better land and agricultural practices BASF’s xarvioTM digital products and Planet will contribute significantly to more sustainable agriculture in Europe San Francisco, USA, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Planet, an integrated aerospace … Read the full press release

BASF developed an online solution-finder for construction projects in the food-and-beverage, chemical, and wastewater-engineering industries

Find the right solution – anytime, anywhere and across all end devices View and understand details through clear explanations Request advice and a consultation easily Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With Solunaut, Master Builders Solutions® by BASF has developed an … Read the full press release

BASF unveils new non-flammable mineral-based insulation material suitable for the energy renovation of buildings constructed from double-wall masonry

Non-flammable mineral-based insulation material Quick and simple processing No separation step in case of renovation or demolition Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cavipor® FTX 1 combines the advantages of a mineral-based insulation material with the simple, safe and clean … Read the full press release

BASF seeks startups in HR, Performance Materials, Sales and Smart Surface for joint projects

Start-ups worldwide can apply with their solutions Up to €100,000 budget will be allocated in pilot projects The best solutions are rolled out across the company Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF is breaking new ground in the field … Read the full press release

BASF and GAC R&D Center unveil co-developed electric concept cars at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

GAC’s new concept cars, made with BASF materials and solutions, debut at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (booth location: 2B05) First concept car co-developed by BASF and a Chinese OEM Solutions to help transform electric concept car from design to … Read the full press release

BASF and SINOPEC sign MoU to further strengthen partnership in upstream and downstream chemical production in China

New 1,000,000 metric tons steam cracker in Nanjing will support further downstream portfolio development BASF-YPC joint venture will expand capacity Partners intend to explore new business opportunities in battery materials LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and NANJING, China, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and … Read the full press release

Master Builders Solutions® introduces an innovative admixture to extend service life of concrete

Extends the service life of concrete by reducing crack widths Reduces shrinkage by up to 60 percent Ensures high-quality concrete LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With MasterLife SRA 900, Master Builders Solutions® is introducing an innovative admixture to extend the service … Read the full press release

BASF supports international disaster relief activities in Sulawesi, Indonesia with €100,000 donation

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE has decided to contribute €100,000 to relief efforts in Sulawesi in Indonesia. With funding from BASF, BASF Stiftung, a charitable foundation based in Germany, will support international disaster relief activities as immediate aid to … Read the full press release

Wintershall DEA: BASF and LetterOne merges their respective oil and gas businesses

BASF and LetterOne will create the leading independent European oil and gas company LUDWIGSHAFEN, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and LetterOne signed a definitive transaction agreement to merge their respective oil and gas businesses in a joint venture, which will operate … Read the full press release

BASF to launch its most economical and efficient adsorbent for air drying tailored for the compressed air market

New adsorbent offers customers significant cost and energy savings Seven- to ten-year lifespan leads to refill cost savings of up to 40 percent Outperforms comparable adsorbent products for air drying LUDWIGSHAFEN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF launched Sorbead® Air, its most economical … Read the full press release

BASF to increase capacity of its production plant for alkoxylation in Antwerp, Belgium

Investment in response to increased demand for alkoxylates in Europe Stepwise increase of up to 25 percent in world-scale surfactant plant capacity by 2021 First additional capacities to be available from as early as 3rd quarter of 2018 ANTWERP, 07-Sep-2018 … Read the full press release

BASF to increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site by more than 50 percent

Global capacity to increase to more than 70,000 metric tons per year Meet growing customer demand for high-performance formulations LUDWIGSHAFEN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF intends to increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site by more … Read the full press release