November 11, 2015 News

BASF expands scope of innovation in Asia Pacific

by Canadian Plastics

The chemical supplier aims to locate around a quarter of its global R&D activities in Asia Pacific.

July 22, 2015 News

BASF to establish new global pigment unit

by Canadian Plastics

Germany-based chemical maker BASF SE has announced plans to form a global business unit next year that combines all of its pigments activities. The company’s pigment activities generated sales of about US$1.08 billion in 2014 with 2,500 employees worldwide. In

March 10, 2015 News

BASF and SGL Group “successfully” conclude carbon fibre lightweighting research

by Canadian Plastics

Chemical giant BASF SE and Germany-based carbon company SGL Group have completed joint research on a new composite material system designed to enhance the cost-effectiveness of manufacturing thermoplastic carbon-fibre composites through procedures (T-RTM: thermoplastic resin transfer molding) and reaction injection

March 2, 2015 News

BASF expects unchanged operating profit in 2015

by Canadian Plastics

BASF, the world’s largest chemical firm by sales, saw increased profits in 2014 but doesn’t expect the same in 2015. The Germany-based company reported that its net profit in 2014 grew by 7.6 per cent to 5.1 billion euros (US$5.8

December 23, 2014 News

Shell to buy BASF’s stake in ELLBA Eastern JV

by Canadian Plastics

Chemical maker BASF and Shell have reached agreement for BASF to sell its 50 per cent share in their propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) joint venture. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Closing is planned for December 31, 2014.