BASF hosts roundtable on cotton at UN  

Farmers across the globe are working to meet the ever-increasing demand for sustainably grown cotton. True sustainable sourcing of natural fibers can be complex and challenging, which is why BASF Agricultural Solutions brought together a global delegation of farmers from Europe and the United States to ensure their voices are heard and supported. The event, aptly named [...]

By |2023-09-14T05:54:51-05:00September 14, 2023|

BASF, Sulzer Chemtech to collaborate in sustainable technologies

BASF and Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions. The companies agreed to enter a strategic partnership to reduce the carbon intensity of renewable diesel and aviation fuel. [...]

By |2022-08-31T10:39:36-05:00August 31, 2022|

BASF commits $780 Million for chemical plant expansion

BASF announced a final investment decision on a $780 million project to double production capacity at its chemical manufacturing complex in Ascension Parish, marking the beginning of the third and final phase of an expansion plan announced in 2018. Counting all three expansion phases and other site investments, BASF will retain more than 1,000 existing [...]

By |2022-07-29T12:24:15-05:00July 29, 2022|

e3 Sustainable Cotton program celebrates record enrollment

Photo: Materra BASF’s e3 Sustainable Cotton program, the first transparent and traceable cotton supply chain, has announced unprecedented growth. More than 900 growers enrolled in the program by registering cotton bales from their 2021 growing season, a 25% increase in enrollment from the previous year. “We are very encouraged by the growth we saw this [...]

By |2022-06-13T11:38:51-05:00June 13, 2022|

Sun Chemical, DIC Corp. finalizes acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business

DIC Corp. has closed on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE). The acquisition brings together the technologies, products, manufacturing assets, supply chain and customer service of the two companies to serve customers globally. The purchase will broaden Sun Chemical’s portfolio as a global manufacturer of pigments, including [...]

By |2021-07-06T11:56:12-05:00July 8, 2021|
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