The leading CAE simulation service Ultrasim® celebrates 25 years of pioneering virtual engineering for customers

June 18, 2024

Launched in 1999, Ultrasim® has continuously pioneered the field of CAE simulation for plastics and foamsThroughout its 25-year history, Ultrasim® has helped BASF customers from diverse industries develop sustainable innovationsToday Ultrasim® users can rely on a strong global expert network and easy-to-access web services

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An industry-first: BASF is expanding its Biopolymers portfolio by introducing biomass-balanced ecoflex® (PBAT)

June 11, 2024

New ecoflex® F Blend C1200 BMB has 60% lower Product Carbon Footprint than the standard ecoflex® gradeFossil-based feedstocks are replaced with renewable alternatives from waste-based feedstocks and attributed to the product via certified biomass balance (BMB) approachDrop-in solution: ecoflex® BMB has the same properties, performance, machine processability and biodegradation certificates as the standard ecoflex® gradeBiomass-balanced ecoflex® helps the packaging industry increase the use of renewable feedstock

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For better health protection: Basotect® as acoustic damping in production facilities and factory halls

June 04, 2024

Optimized acoustics with Basotect® G+ at the BMW Group site in Leipzig, GermanyBASF’s melamine resin foam Basotect® shows outstanding sound absorption, flame retardance and ease of installation

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BASF now offering first biomass-balanced products for its ammonia and urea portfolio

May 29, 2024

BMB ammonia derivatives portfolio with significantly lower product carbon footprint versus conventional ammonia derivativesCertified renewable raw materials replace fossil resources at beginningof production processRenewable electricity used to further reduce production-related emissions

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BASF expands its biomass balance portfolio for selected chemical intermediates

May 21, 2024

ISCC PLUS and REDcert2* certified** products include butanediol, tetrahydrofuran, polytetrahydrofuran and 3-(dimethylamino)propylamineNew range of products contribute to the replacement of fossil resources with renewable raw materials according to a certified biomass balance approachManufactured at sites in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific

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First crop protection sprayer featuring ONE SMART SPRAY’s weed management system launched in Latin America by Stara

May 14, 2024

ONE SMART SPRAY system now integrated with Stara’s innovative Imperador 4000 Eco Spray crop protection sprayer linePrecision weed management via Bosch high-tech cameras and sensors and the agronomic intelligence of xarvio Digital Farming SolutionsMaximizing herbicide savings, input efficiencies and aiding sustainability

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Industrial compostable biopolymer for greenhouse twines

May 07, 2024

Certified industrial compostable ecovio® T 2206 as ideal material for twines used to grow annual fruit and vegetables in greenhousesIndustrial compostable ecovio® extends end-of-life of twines to organic recycling

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BASF now offering polyamides for the textile industry according to Recycled Claim Standard (RCS)

April 30, 2024

Certification of PA6 and PA6.6 Ccycled® products for textile applicationsExpansion of the broad polyamide product portfolio according to ”Choose to reduce” approachBASF presents Ccycled portfolio and other sustainable PA solutions at Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt

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BASF at Techtextil 2024: Shaping the future of the textile industry with sustainable solutions

April 23, 2024

BASF presents numerous solutions for the textile industry at the trade fair for textiles from April 23 to 26, 2024 in FrankfurtFocus on reducing the CO2 footprint and on recycling and blockchain technologiesSustainable solutions for customers and partners in the textile industry are in demand

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BASF is expanding its lineup of biomass-balanced ingredients tailored for the detergent and cleaning industry as well as industrial formulators across Europe

April 16, 2024

BASF’s expanded EcoBalanced portfolio helps customers achieve sustainability goals without sacrificing product performanceSwapping out fossil raw materials for renewable resources reduces carbon footprints

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BASF and Solidaridad team up to empower Brazilian farmers to foster biodiversity

April 09, 2024

Co-creation project to explore sustainable farming practices on soybean farmsLong-term goal is to incentivize farmers to deliver nature-positive projects alongside existing agricultural practices

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AdBlue ZeroPCF by BASF is launched on the market as the first AdBlue product with reduced carbon footprint

April 02, 2024

AdBlue® with a certified product carbon footprint of  less than 0.05 based on a mass balance approachAdBlue® ZeroPCF by BASF helps customers to reduce their CO2 footprintPCF certification by TÜV and mass balancing according to REDcert2

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BASF offers butanediol and polytetrahydrofuran with product carbon footprints significantly below global market average

March 26, 2024

Analysis comprising product-specific emissions from cradle to gateMarket comparison reveals good position for a range of intermediates

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OQEMA and BASF collaborate on amines in the UK and Ireland

March 19, 2024

BASF has strengthened its partnership with OQEMA, one of Europe’s leading chemical distributors, with regard to BASF’s standard amines portfolio excluding ethanolamines in the UK and Ireland, effective January 1, 2024. The companies, which have enjoyed a productive partnership in Germany and Eastern Europe for over two decades, will now join forces in the UK, combining OQEMA’s extensive distribution and sales network and in-depth local market knowledge with BASF’s ability to deliver high-quality, competitively priced products at scale.

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BASF’s Monomers division celebrates next milestone in its sustainability roadmap: sustainable products from certified sites now available from all over the world

March 12, 2024

Monomers division is now ISCC PLUS and REDcert2-certified globally in all major product linesBroad range of 345 certified products ranging from isocyanates and polyamides to inorganic materialsOperational excellence measures implemented resulting in considerably reduced CO2 emissions for Monomers division

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BASF and Inditex make a breakthrough in textile-to-textile recycling with loopamid, the first circular nylon 6 entirely based on textile waste

March 05, 2024

The technology behind loopamid enables recycling of polyamide 6 discarded textiles into new, virgin-quality synthetic fibers and materialsZara launches today a jacket made only from loopamid®, based on 100% textile waste from garments, after collaborating with leading manufacturing companies to incorporate loopamid into all the different elements of the product

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Chemistry and Sustainability: A Perfect Match

February 27, 2024

BASF presents innovative products and technologies for a wide variety of industriesTripleS method transparently evaluates the sustainability of product portfolioSales generated with products launched on the market in the past five years that stem from R&D activities increased in 2022 to around €12 billion

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BASF to build new fermentation plant for crop protection products in Ludwigshafen

February 20, 2024

Investment in the high double-digit million euro rangeStrengthening the portfolio of biological and biotechnology-based crop protection productsFurther step in the transformation of production processes in Ludwigshafen

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BASF and IRRI join forces to reduce carbon footprint of rice

February 13, 2024

BASF and IRRI to study multiple options to enhance climate smart farming and improve carbon intensity in rice systemsResearch collaboration for multiple seasons in Laguna, Philippines

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BASF SE and its partners publish year 7 impacts for ‘Pragati’, the world’s first sustainable castor bean program

February 06, 2024

Over 7,000 farmers are now certified by the implementation program, individual farmer yield has increased substantially.Over 7,000 hectares of generally semi-arid land are now repeatedly farmed according to the SuCCESS sustainability code.The partners now commit to a third phase for the world’s first sustainable castor program.

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xarvio® Digital Farming Solutions expands its platform connectivity options for farmers with CNH integration

January 30, 2024

Increasing digital platform connectivity options for farmersImproving access to precise agronomic insights and recommendationsHelping farmers optimize digital technology use for better crop production

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BASF partners with BEAUTYSTREAMS to further expand its D’lite digital service for the personal care industry

May 23, 2023

Monthly trend reports provide valuable insights into current developments across the personal care marketQualitative data from BEAUTYSTREAMS complement quantitative analysesNew feature available to all D’lite users

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BASF at Simac Go!Create your shoes with BASF materials

September 12, 2022

More energy@work: Light materials with high reboundFor extreme conditions: Boots that remain soft at winter temperaturesWin-win: High performance solutions are made sustainableBubble shoe: Creativity in times of lockdownNew dimension: Completely 3D printed high heels and climbing shoes

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BASF showcases sustainable product portfolio at UTECH 2021

November 12, 2021

New product developments and technological concepts to reduce carbon footprintEnergy-efficient and biobased materials for a fossil free future

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BASF receives Pierre Potier Award for its EcoSun Pass®

October 21, 2021

The company won second prize for processes or systems that are respectful of the environmentEcoSun Pass® is a methodology to evaluate the environmental impact of UV filtersThe Pierre Potier Award honors sustainable innovations in the area of chemistry

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BASF at Simac – Endless possibilities of combining design, performance, and sustainability for footwear

September 10, 2021

Step towards a net-zero emissions with the Reduce, Recycle, Rethink approachInnovative coating technologies for highly flexible substratesAdditive manufacturing – a game changer for the footwear industryInfinergy® – more comfort for business shoes

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BASF commits to targets for boosting sustainable agriculture

November 16, 2020

Reduce CO2 emissions per ton of crop by 30%Annually increase sales share of solutions with substantial sustainability contribution by 7%Bring digital technologies to more than 400 million hectares of farmlandEnsure safe use of BASF’s products with right stewardship

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BASF strengthens detergent enzyme technology by expanding its Lavergy® enzyme product line

October 27, 2020

A new cellulase, Lavergy® C Bright 100 L, in combination with BASF Home Care and I&I ingredients promises dazzling results both for cotton and synthetic fabricsFurther development of the existing Lavergy® Pro portfolio makes innovative, eco-friendly formulations possiblePerformance differentiation by combining enzymes with a quality product portfolio

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Bitumen additive B2Last® makes roads more durable – and road construction more sustainable

June 23, 2020

Better performance, lower emissionsInnovative BASF additive protects people and the environment along the whole process chain

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BASF and Embrapa’s Cultivance® soybeans receive approval for commercial cultivation in Brazil

February 05, 2010

First genetically modified crop developed in Brazil to reach commercialization stageMarket launch to take place after regulatory approval in key export markets

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