Keyword: BASF


BASF, SABIC, and Linde Start up Demo Plant for Large-Scale Electric Steam Crackers

18.04.2024 -

On Wednesday, BASF, SABIC, and Linde have inaugurated the world’s first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracking furnaces. Following three...


BASF Launched Prototype Metal Refinery for Battery Recycling in Germany

17.04.2024 -

BASF has started operations at its prototype metal refinery for battery recycling in Schwarzheide, Germany. The plant enables the development of operational procedures...


BASF Divests Two Joint Ventures in Korla, China

15.02.2024 -

In the fourth quarter of 2023, BASF initiated the process to sell its shares in the two joint ventures BASF Markor Chemical Manufacturing (Xinjiang) and Markor Meiou...

Markets & Companies

Tougher Times for China’s Chemical Industry

24.01.2024 -

The profits of large Chinese chemical companies fell by 47% between January and September 2023. Despite this current weakness, however, it would be wrong to be very...


BASF, Heraeus Start Operations at Chinese Precious Metals Recycling JV

19.01.2024 -

BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions (ECMS) – a standalone, wholly owned part of BASF – and Heraeus Precious Metals have started operations of their new joint...


BASF: Kamieth Will Become CEO, Maas-Brunner Leaves

21.12.2023 -

BASF has initiated its next management change. Markus Kamieth will become Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at the end of April 2024, succeeding Martin...


BASF Completes Geismar Specialty Amines Expansion

13.12.2023 -

BASF has completed its capacity expansion for key specialty amines manufactured at its US site in Geismar, Louisiana. The project, announced in June 2022, allows the...


Heidelberg University and BASF Continue Catalysis Research Project CaRLa

08.12.2023 -

BASF and Heidelberg University have signed an agreement to continue the joint operation of the Catalysis Research Laboratory (CaRLa) for another five years until 2028...