BASF opens Customer Experience Centre in Kenya to support application of food solutions

KENYA – German human nutrition company and food ingredients supplier, BASF has opened a Customer Experience Centre in Nairobi, Kenya to provide tailor-made support for formulation and application of food solutions. The center offers an open space architectural design that fosters closer collaboration and nurtures cross industry pollination, allowing BASF and its customers to develop tailor-made solutions. BASF said that the Customer Experience Centre, strategically located in the capital of East Africa’s most vibrant economy, will service the East Africa market providing customers with formulations and applications that blend with…

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BASF unveils new car battery production plant in German to serve rising demand from European vehicle manufacturers

GERMANY – BASF, a global leader in Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions has unveiled a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany. The German chemical company which is the second largest chemical producer in the world said that the new plant was part of its multi-step investment plan to support the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain. “This state-of-the art plant will produce cathode active materials (CAM) with an initial capacity enabling the supply of around 400,000 full electric vehicles per year…

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Germany chemical company BASF inaugurates its smart US$10bn Verbund project in Zhanjiang, China

CHINA – German chemical company, BASF has officially launched its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, China, and commenced building its first plants. BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer noted in a statement that the launch marks a milestone in the company’s US$10 billion investment project announced in July 2018.  The first plants will produce engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to serve the increasing needs of various growth industries in the southern China market and throughout Asia, noted BASF. “We are pleased to see our mega-investment project in…

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German company BASF opens applications centre for personal care in Nigeria

NIGERIA – BASF, the leading German chemicals company  officially opened its new application technology laboratory for personal care in Lagos, Nigeria to focus on solutions for the specific needs of the African hair and skin. Through BASF’s Care Creations, the company says that the establishment of local competence in application and formulation technology at the facility will enable it to strategically focus on local technical service for African hair and skin care applications throughout sub-Saharan Africa.  The company has also announced the strengthening of its network of local expertise in marketing and sales…

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