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Chemicals

Chemicals

 

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The Chemicals segment focuses on maintaining and developing BASF’s Production Verbund. BASF’s unique Verbund system of highly integrated production sites offers substantial competitive advantages. The main success factors for this segment are operational and technological excellence, scale effects, integration and raw material availability, reliable and low cost logistics, as well as the reduction of complexity.

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Petrochemicals

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Monomers

Catalysts

Intermediates

The BASF Group develops, produces and markets about 700 intermediates around the world. The most important of the division’s product groups include amines, diols, polyalcohols, acids and specialties. Intermediates, for example, are used as starting materials for coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, textile fibers, detergents and crop protectants. Innovative intermediates from BASF help to improve the properties of final products and the efficiency of production processes.