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2014-10-15 12:20:53

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President of Regional Procurement for BASF in North America, will assume responsibility for the BASF Coatings business in North America, effective November 1. He succeeds Juan Carlos Ordonez, Senior Vice President, who will move to lead the BASF Performance Materials division in Wyandotte, Michigan. Before joining BASF in 2011, Toomey worked for Cognis, where he was Vice President and General Manager of...

2014-07-31 12:21:15

-- "Under the Radar" showcases BASF's automotive color trends DETROIT, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's BASF Coatings Color Collection 2014/2015 report, "Under the Radar," predicts a new level of normality is coming as North America bounces back from the recession and society embraces the unpretentious beauty of the "flyover states." "'Under the Radar' helps car companies predict the mood of a specific region and provides exterior coating recommendations that reflect the ideals that...

2014-07-24 08:25:35

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Second quarter 2014: -- Sales EUR18.5 billion (+ 1 percent) -- EBIT before special items EUR2.1 billion (+ 12 percent) -- Considerable earnings growth in the chemicals business and in Oil & Gas -- Earnings in Agricultural Solutions considerably below previous year quarter due to currency effects -- Outlook 2014 confirmed: slight increase in EBIT before special...

2014-05-20 08:23:47

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/24hqwc/spray) has announced the addition of the "Global Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Forecast to 2019: BASF, Bayer, Lapolla, The Dow Chemical Company, Demilec and CertainTeed dominating" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is produced by reacting isocyanates such as MDI (Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) and polyols in...

2014-05-08 12:24:10

Center will support BASF subsidiaries and affiliates in more than 20 countries in North, Central and South America FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF is establishing a new shared service center for finance in Montevideo, Uruguay. BASF Services Americas S.A. will provide finance services to BASF subsidiaries and affiliates in more than 20 countries in North, Central and South America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/MM69780LOGO It will allow BASF to...

2014-05-08 08:25:42

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and OSLO, Norway, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 would be located at the existing BASF site in Freeport, Texas, have an annual capacity of 750,000 metric tons, and be based on a hydrogen-synthesis process. Further details of the planned joint venture are currently under discussion between the parties. The project is subject to...

2014-05-02 08:22:28

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- World-scale, methane-based propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast -- Stronger backward integration in North America BASF is evaluating an investment in a world-scale methane-to-propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The on-purpose production of propylene to supply the company's North American operations would allow BASF to take advantage of low gas prices due to U.S. shale gas production and considerably improve its cost...

2014-05-02 08:22:21

1st Quarter 2014/Annual Shareholders' Meeting LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Global sales EUR19.5 billion (-1 percent) -- Global EBIT before special items EUR2.1 billion (-3 percent) -- Robust volumes growth; negative currency effects -- Outlook for 2014 confirmed: slight increase in EBIT before special items expected in still challenging environment -- BASF evaluates largest single-plant investment in the United States "We had a good...

2014-03-25 08:23:48

BASF to showcase sustainable solutions in booth #819 MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 interview with Marc Gunther, Co-Chair, Fortune Brainstorm Green, during the opening plenary of GLOBE 2014 in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, March 26 at 8:30 a.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/MM69780LOGO As an elite level...

2014-03-24 16:21:24

Additional furnace increases production capacity and enhances plant reliability HOUSTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LCC (BTP) joint venture (60 percent BASF, 40 percent Total) today announced the startup of a 10th furnace at its steam cracker facility in Port Arthur, Texas. The additional furnace improves feedstock flexibility, enhances plant reliability, and increases annual production capacity of ethylene to more than one million metric tons. "The...


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