At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for more than 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. In The Netherlands BASF has seven sites, the two main locations are Heerenveen and De Meern.
In Heerenveen water-based polymer products and high performance additives are developed and produced. The European Printing & Packaging business is steered from this site. The products are primarily applied in the ink, coatings and plastics industry.
In De Meern we develop, produce and sell high-tech catalysts”. The products are primarily applied in the chemical, petrochemical, food and pharmaceutical industry.