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BASF Corporation is the largest affiliate of BASF SE and the second largest producer and marketer of chemicals and related products in North America.

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 20,000 employees in North America and had sales of $19.7 billion in 2018.  Key industries we serve include chemicals, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition, packaging and consumer products. The company has more than 100 production and research and development sites throughout North America and operates Verbund sites in Geismar, Louisiana, and Freeport, Texas.

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In this section you can find news releases, photos and footage, publications and podcasts as well as information about our media events. BASF spokespersons are happy to answer your media inquiries quickly and directly. 

Full-Year Results 2019

We have published our Full-Year Results 2019 on February 28, 2020.

North America Report FY2019

Quick facts about BASF in North America, including FY2019 results for the region.

Quarterly Statement Q1 2020

We have published our Quarterly Statement Q1 2020 on April 30, 2020.

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2020

The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020, starting at 10:00 a.m. as an entirely virtual meeting.

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Facts BASF Group 2019



Sales 2019




EBIT before special items 2019




R&D expenses in 2019


Approx. number of research projects




Employees as of December 31, 2019




Production sites worldwide, thereof six Verbund sites