BASF's Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group employs more than 4,000, with over 30 manufacturing sites worldwide.
As a global division of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Catalysts offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products.
By leveraging its industry-leading research and development (R&D) platforms, passion for innovation and deep knowledge of precious and base metals, BASF's Catalysts division develops unique, proprietary catalyst and adsorbent solutions that drive customer success.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals and oil and gas.
As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company. We offer intelligent solutions based on innovative products and tailor-made services. We create opportunities for success through trusted and reliable partnerships.
- We are 'The Chemical Company' successfully operating in all major markets.
- Our customers view BASF as their partner of choice.
- Our innovative products, intelligent solutions and services make us the most competent worldwide supplier in the
- We generate a high return on assets.
- We strive for Sustainable Development.
- We welcome change as an opportunity.
- We, the employees of BASF, together ensure our success.
We, the employees of the BASF Group, are committed to the following Values:
Sustainable Profitable Performance
Ongoing profitable performance in the sense of Sustainable Development is the basic requirement for all of our activities. We are committed to the interests of our customers, shareholders and employees and assume a responsibility towards society.
Innovation for the Success of Our Customers
Our business processes are oriented towards adding long-term value and competitiveness. In partnership with our customers, we help them be more successful. To accomplish this, we jointly discover business opportunities and develop products, procedures and services that are on a high scientific and technical level.
Safety, Health, Environmental Responsibility
We act in a responsible manner and support the Responsible Care initiatives. Economic considerations do not take priority over safety and health issues and environmental protection.
Personal and Professional Competence
We form the best team in industry by fostering Group-wide the diversity of personal and professional competencies. Intercultural competence is our advantage in global competition. We encourage our employees to make use of their creativity and their potential for common success.
Mutual Respect and Open Dialogue
We treat everyone fairly and with respect. We pursue an open and trusting dialogue within our Company, with our business partners and relevant groups in society.
We act in accordance with our words and Values. We comply with the laws and respect the good business practices of the countries in which we operate.
Research in the 'Verbund'
Our central technology platforms in Ludwigshafen combine BASF's know-how. They form the core of our Research Verbund together with our global research facilities and our subsidiaries. Worldwide, more than 8,300 employees work in research and development at BASF.
Five key future issues
In its research strategy BASF concentrates major technology-driven issues of particular relevance to the future in five growth clusters. These cross-sectional technologies are outside the realm of the classical disciplines and can only be brought to fruition by interdisciplinary and international cooperation.