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For the third quarter, BASF does not expect EBIT before special items to improve significantly
As expected, the economic effects of the corona pandemic had a much stronger impact in the second quarter of 2020 than in the first quarter of this year. Customer industries were affected to varying degrees: BASF was particularly negatively impacted by the collapse in demand from the automotive ...
BASF as the first chemical company with transparent emission data for the entire portfolio of approximately 45,000 products
BASF will provide its customers with total values of CO2 emissions, so called “carbon footprints” for all of its products. The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) comprises all product-related greenhouse gas emissions that occur until the BASF product leaves the factory gate for the customer: from the ...
Construction started in Harjavalta, Finland and secured building permit for plant in Schwarzheide, Germany
Preparations and construction of BASF’s battery materials plants in Europe are advancing as planned. After the casting of the foundation for its precursor cathode active material (PCAM) plant in Harjavalta, Finland, BASF has officially started construction. In addition, BASF has secured the ...
Average annual investment of at least €1.5 billion until 2025
The company management and employee representatives at BASF SE signed a new site agreement. Entitled “Living the new BASF together!”, the agreement applies to the approximately 34,000employees of BASF SE at the Ludwigshafen site. It will run for five and a half years (from June1,2020 until ...
High uncertainty about future economic developments in 2020
BASF Group’s sales in the first quarter of 2020 increased by 7percent compared with the prior-year quarter to €16.8billion. This was mainly driven by a 4percent increase in volumes. Income from operations (EBIT) before special items was €1.6billion, down by 6percent compared with the first ...
Impacts from coronavirus expected
BASF generated sales of €59.3 billion in the 2019 business year; the slight decline in sales compared with the previous year resulted from lower volumes and prices. Income from operations (EBIT) before special items was €4.5billion, down by €1.7billion from the prior-year level as a result of ...
By 2030, BASF wants to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions to 30percent worldwide. At the end of 2019, the proportion of female managers was 23.0percent (2018: 21.7percent). In 2015, BASF had set itself the target of increasing the proportion of women in leadership roles ...
BASF is announcing a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as 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 ...
Batteries for stationary storage of electricity from renewable energy sources
JenaBatteries GmbH and BASF are cooperating in the production of an electrolyte for a battery technology that is particularly suitable for stationary storage of electricity from renewable energy sources and for stabilizing conventional transmission grids. JenaBatteries, which has developed this ...
With a single-digit million-euro investment, BASF has enhanced the flexibility of its water-soluble polyacrylate production plant at the company's Ludwigshafen site, Germany, and slightly expanded capacity. The upgraded plant is now operational, enabling customers in the household and commercial ...