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German chemical giant BASF is to construct a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, near Dresden. The new facility is part of the company's investment plan to take part in the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain... Read more

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A partnership between Linde and BASF has been given an ICIS award for groundbreaking new catalyst and steam-reforming process which significantly reduces carbon dioxide emissions... Read more

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The German state of Brandenburg has seen a spike in interest among German carmakers following the announcement by electric-car giant Tesla last November that it will build its European gigafactory there, according to the Brandenburg Economy... Read more

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German chemical giant BASF has signed a purchase agreement with an affiliate of global private equity firm Lone Star Global Acquisitions for the acquisition of BASF’s Construction Chemicals business... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

Global packaging and paper group Mondi, in cooperation with chemical producer BASF and COROOS, one of the biggest European companies in the preservation of fruits, vegetables and pulses for premium A-brands and private label products, have... Read more

BASF SE and Technische Universität Berlin have signed an agreement to cooperate closely in the area of machine learning. The aim of the collaboration, Berlin-based Joint Lab for Machine Learning (BASLEARN), is to develop workable new mathematical... Read more

A partnership between BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) along with Solidaridad, a civil society organisation, will work to promote the use and production of sustainable palm oil and derivatives in... Read more

German chemical firm BASF and plastic-free plastic manufacturer Lactips have announced that both companies have signed an exclusive contract to market Lactips’ water-soluble, 100% bio-based and fully biodegradable material prepared from natural... Read more

trinamiX GmbH, based in Ludwigshafen, is a spin-off and wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF SE. Since it was founded in 2015 it has developed 3D sensor systems for object recognition and distance measurement - XperYenZ™. Read more

Germany’s BASF and France-based B2B Cosmetics have formed an exclusive, long-term strategic partnership in the field of personalised personal care products, which includes a strategic investment into B2B Cosmetics by BASF. Read more

BASF is breaking new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling offers a method of reutilising plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics. Read more

Germany’s BASF has revised its forecast for 2018 profits downwards. It now expects earnings before interest and tax before special items (EBIT) to fall by 15–20% compared to last year’s €7.6 billion. Read more

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a specialist in 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China. Read more

BASF has chosen Harjavalta, Finland, as its production base to serve the European EV battery materials market. The plant will be constructed adjacent to the nickel and cobalt refinery owned by Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel). Read more

Workaround GmbH, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and BASF have been cooperating on the modification of an important component of the smart glove ProGlove, for improved workplace safety. Read more

BASF and LetterOne have reached an agreement to merge their oil and gas businesses, Wintershall and DEA, to form a joint venture operating under the name Wintershall DEA. Read more

Following two years of intensive research, BASF has announced it is now able to present prototypes of the world's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone (PESU). Read more

BASF has announced it has completed the acquisition of Bayer’s global vegetable seeds business, mainly operating under the brand Nunhems. Read more

BASF will be extending its cooperation with Belgian company Materialise, a leading supplier of 3D printing technologies. Read more

BASF is looking into the possibility of building a highly-integrated 'Verbund' chemical production site in the South Chinese province of Guangdong. Read more

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