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BASF Maintains Good Business Performance in Challenging Environment in First Half of 2013.

By   /  July 26, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF increased sales by 3% in the second quarter of 2013 to just under €18.4 billion thanks to higher sales volumes in all segments. Income from operations before special items decreased by 5% to around €1.8 billion. In the first half of 2013, sales reached around €38.1 billion,

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BASF, Cargill and Novozymes Achieve Milestone in Bio-based Acrylic Acid Process.

By   /  July 9, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF, Cargill and Novozymes announced the achievement of an important milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials by successfully demonstrating the production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) in pilot scale.

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BASF Adopts Bluesign System for Safety and Environmental Protection in Textile Chemicals.

By   /  July 8, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Singapore – BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, has adopted the stringent requirements of the bluesign® system for improved environmental protection and consumer safety in the textile value chain. The bluesign® system, developed by bluesign technologies ag, is an independent stringent standard applied in five key areas of textile processing: resource productivity,

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Steron Coating Now Standard and Available Worldwide.

By   /  July 6, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – A few years ago, BASF created completely new ways to give surfaces an extremely unusual look and feel through use of a polyurethane dispersion with the brand name Steron ® .

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Pulcra Chemicals Acquires Skintex® Cosmetotextiles Business from BASF.

By   /  July 2, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Pulcra Chemicals group has acquired the Skintex® business from BASF.  The Skintex® range was originally developed by scientists from the Henkel & Cognis textile department over ten years ago.

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A Change in Company’s Leadership at BASF.

By   /  June 28, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has announced the following changes in the company’s leadership team: Ralph Schweens, currently Managing Director of BASF Mexicana S.A., will become President of the South America regional division based in São Paulo, Brazil, effective October 1, 2013.

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BASF Opens Advanced Refinish Competence Center in Cesano Maderno, Italy.

By   /  June 11, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Cesano Maderno, Italy –  BASF Coatings, BASF Group’s company specialized in paints and coatings industry, opened a new training center for automotive refinishing in Cesano Maderno, Italy. The new Refinish Competence Center (RCC) will offer customers an opportunity to learn, practice and fully master the use of BASF´s automotive refinish products.

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BASF New Business has Acquired the Technology Company Deutsche Nanoschicht.

By   /  June 8, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF New Business GmbH has acquired all shares of the technology company Deutsche Nanoschicht GmbH. The BASF subsidiary and the founder and sole owner of Deutsche Nanoschicht, Dr. Michael Bäcker, have agreed on the acquisition. The parties have signed the relevant agreement.

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BASF Participates in Sustainable Chemistry Summit in Montreal, Canada.

By   /  June 6, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Ontario, Canada – BASF joined industry leaders from across Canada at the second annual Sustainable Chemistry Summit in Montreal, Quebec. The summit, organized by GreenCentre Canada, runs for three days and brings together more than 150 attendees from across the chemistry industry.

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BASF Aims to Grow Smartly in Asia Pacific.

By   /  June 5, 2013  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

Hong Kong, China – BASF is implementing its global “We create chemistry” strategy in Asia Pacific with a set of ambitious targets and a focus on sustainability. To achieve sales of €25 billion to customers in the region by 2020, BASF’s Asia Pacific strategy “grow smartly” outlines investments of €10 billion, around 9,000 new jobs, and […]

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