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22 Mar, 2017, 11:44 ET Help Bogi from All Girl's Garage choose a color for her 1957 Montage

BASF is hosting a contest with Bogi Lateiner (Bogi) from Velocity's All Girl's Garage, to select a paint color for her latest personal project --...


27 Sep, 2016, 19:30 ET BASF fire protection panels achieve new fire door and frame listings by Quality Auditing Institute

 BASF's Palusol® SW sandwich panels now meet fire door listings requirements issued by the Quality Auditing Institute, Ltd. (QAI), an...


29 Apr, 2016, 08:57 ET BASF with slightly lower earnings before special items; outlook 2016 confirmed

1st quarter 2016: - Sales €14.2 billion (minus 29%) - EBIT before special items €1.9 billion (minus 8%) -...


22 Mar, 2016, 14:15 ET BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year

BASF was named a General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for 2015 at an awards ceremony in Detroit on March 10. Wayne T. Smith, Chairman and CEO,...


17 Mar, 2016, 09:30 ET BASF reimagines urban coastal resilience in Red Hook, Brooklyn

BASF, a leading global chemical company at the forefront of sustainable construction solutions, released a white paper titled "Co-Creating...


01 Mar, 2016, 13:33 ET International Trade Commission Judge rules that Umicore infringes BASF and Argonne National Laboratory patents

In an initial patent dispute determination issued February 29, Judge Thomas B. Pender of the International Trade Commission (ITC) has confirmed...


26 Feb, 2016, 07:06 ET BASF: Market environment remains volatile and challenging

Full year 2015: - Sales €70.4 billion (minus 5%) - EBIT before special items €6.7 billion (minus 8%) - EBIT...


11 Dec, 2015, 20:19 ET Basotect® reduces the noise in modern, high speed elevators

 Basotect® melamine foam, which is widely known as a lightweight acoustic insulation material in automotive and interior construction...


20 Nov, 2015, 10:00 ET Infographic: BASF explains the science of pigments with a segment on "The Henry Ford: Innovation Nation"

 From automobiles to house paints to the world's most recognizable brands, color touches virtually every aspect of life. On Saturday, November...


17 Nov, 2015, 15:52 ET Jay Leno Receives Token of Appreciation From BASF During SEMA 2015

 Jay Leno, legendary comedian and host of Jay Leno's Garage, received a special token of appreciation from BASF during SEMA 2015 (Specialty...


11 Nov, 2015, 10:33 ET BASF produces formic acid in Geismar, Louisiana

BASF now produces formic acid at its new facility in Geismar, Louisiana for customers in the North and South America markets. Eco-friendly,...


28 Oct, 2015, 16:36 ET BASF introduces the latest R-5 insulation technology to North America with its Neopor® Plus GPS

BASF introduces Neopor Plus— a construction grade, graphite enhanced polystyrene (GPS) rigid foam insulation — to the North American...


27 Oct, 2015, 14:10 ET BASF: Sales and EBIT before special items decline slightly in difficult environment

3rd quarter 2015: - Sales €17.4 billion (minus 5%) - EBIT before special items €1.6 billion (minus 10%) -...


14 Sep, 2015, 12:41 ET BASF and top universities jointly develop new process improving the bioavailability of active ingredients

In collaboration with researchers from the renowned universities Harvard, EPFL (Switzerland), and Yale, BASF scientists developed a new process...


10 Mar, 2015, 14:29 ET BASF acquires nanowire technology from Seashell

 BASF Corporation and Seashell Technology, a leading nanotechnology company based in San Diego, announced today that BASF has acquired...


09 Feb, 2015, 08:42 ET BASF North American Science Competition looking for lightweight solutions for a sustainable future

 BASF is sponsoring a North American Science Competition as part of its 150th anniversary. The competition aims to solve the following...


21 Jan, 2015, 12:36 ET BASF to increase capacity for butanediol at its Geismar site

 BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol (BDO) by 10 percent at its site in Geismar,...


05 Jan, 2015, 16:33 ET Premiere of cutting-edge cooling appliance at CES 2015

 Haier, a leading global manufacturer of household appliances, Astronautics Corporation of America, a global technology company, and BASF, the...


04 Dec, 2014, 11:00 ET BASF celebrates 150th anniversary with an interactive program

 BASF turns 150 in 2015. The company announced its anniversary program in an international press conference held today in Ludwigshafen. In...


24 Jul, 2014, 07:15 ET BASF increases earnings considerably in the second quarter due to higher volumes

- Second quarter 2014: - Sales €18.5 billion (+ 1 percent) - EBIT before special items €2.1 billion (+ 12...


08 May, 2014, 13:00 ET BASF to establish new shared service center for finance in Montevideo, Uruguay

 BASF is establishing a new shared service center for finance in Montevideo, Uruguay. BASF Services Americas S.A. will provide finance services...


08 May, 2014, 07:00 ET BASF And Yara Plan To Build Ammonia Plant In Freeport, Texas

 BASF and Yara have made good progress with their plan to jointly build a world-scale ammonia plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The proposed plant...


02 May, 2014, 06:08 ET BASF evaluates natural gas-based investment in the United States

  - World-scale, methane-based propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast - Stronger backward integration in North America BASF is...


02 May, 2014, 06:04 ET BASF: Good start to the year in chemicals business; oil and gas business considerably down

- Global sales €19.5 billion (-1 percent) - Global EBIT before special items €2.1 billion (-3 percent) - Robust...


25 Mar, 2014, 09:00 ET Hans Engel, Chairman and CEO of BASF Corporation in live interview with Marc Gunther at GLOBE 2014

Hans Engel, Chairman and CEO of BASF Corporation and Chief Financial Officer, BASF SE, will be featured as the keynote speaker in a live one-on-one...