Stephan Kothrade, BASF Greater China president and chairman, discusses plans for the company’s first wholly owned plant in China and the benefits of an integrated value chain.
Few people know that BASF, the world’s largest chemical company headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, has been involved with the Greater China region since 1885. Back then, it started selling chemical dyes to Imperial China. Today BASF’s China offerings have grown beyond dyes to a diversified portfolio including petrochemicals, inorganics, polymer dispersions, polyurethanes, coatings, construction chemicals […]
Chemical companies often run the risk of being associated with environmental degradation and pollution. BASF is conscious of such concerns and that’s why it has adopted a sophisticated strategy to ensure sustainable development. For BASF, sustainability is a concept that runs throughout the lifecycle of a product. The company views sustainable development not just as […]