Aug. 20, 2019News & Opinions
Germany’s BASF and Toray Advanced Composites, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Toray based in the US state of California, have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement dedicated to production of continuous fibre-reinforced ...
Jul. 19, 2019News & Opinions
Representatives from 20 international chemical companies, including scientific experts and chief technology officers, attended a collaborative innovation workshop yesterday at BASF in Ludwigshafen at the joint invitation of BASF CEO Martin ...
Jul. 09, 2019Topics
Many companies are working on improving the recyclability of plastics; BASF is contributing with the innovative ChemCycling project.
Jul. 09, 2019News & Opinions
Swiss dyes and specialty chemicals company Archroma has agreed to buy BASF’s stilbene-based optical brightening agents (OBA) business for paper and powder detergent applications. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Jul. 08, 2019Topics
The world plastics production, according to the PlasticsEurope Market Research Group (PEMRG)/Conversio Market & Strategy, almost reached 350 million tons in 2017. China is the largest producer of plastics, followed by Europe and NAFTA. ...
Jun. 28, 2019News & Opinions
Marketplace shifts and the increasing volatility of international political developments are making it harder for large chemical tankers such as BASF to navigate the choppy economic waters that forecasters say will become choppier soon.
Jun. 19, 2019News & Opinions
BASF and China’s Sichuan Lutianhua Co. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot plant to produce dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas with significantly reduced carbon emissions and enhanced efficiency ...
Jun. 06, 2019News & Opinions
Bertrand Conquéret (Henkel) has been elected as new president of Together for Sustainability (TfS), taking over from Rüdiger Eberhard (Evonik), who led the initiative for the last 4 years.
Jun. 05, 2019News & Opinions
BASF has kicked off the sale process for its construction chemical business, the news agency Bloomberg has reported, and the German group meanwhile has confirmed contacts with selected potential buyers about a deal that analysts believe ...
May. 30, 2019News & Opinions
BASF has developed a process that produces methanol without releasing any carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
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