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Our products

  • Inorganics: basic products for our Verbund and specialties for the electronics and other industries
  • Petrochemicals: broad range of basic products as well as specialties, for example, for the chemical and plastics industries
  • Intermediates: most comprehensive intermediates portfolio in the world, such as starting materials for coatings, plastics or pharmaceuticals
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Products, customers and applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Segment

Chemicals

Division

Inorganics

Petrochemicals

Intermediates

Products

Basic products: ammonia, methanol, caustic soda, chlorine and standard alcoholates as well as sulfuric and nitric acid

Basic products: ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, alcohols, solvents, plasticizers, alkylene oxides, glycols and acrylic monomers

Basic products: butanediol and derivatives, alkylamines and alkanolamines, neopentylglycol, formic acid and propionic acid

 

Specialties: chemicals for the semiconductor industry, salts, metal systems and organometallic compounds

Specialties: special plasticizers such as Hexamoll DINCH, special acrylates

Specialties: specialty amines such as tert-Butylamine, gas scrubbing chemicals, hardeners for epoxy resin systems, vinyl monomers, acid chloride, chloroformate, chiral intermediates

Customer industries and applications

Use within BASF Verbund

Use within BASF Verbund

Use within BASF Verbund

Specialties for the electronics, pharmaceutical, automotive and other industries

Chemical and plastics industries; detergent, automotive, packaging and textile industries; production of paints, coatings and cosmetics as well as oilfield, construction and paper chemicals

Starting materials for coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, textile fibers, crop protection products as well as detergents and cleaners

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Production capacities of significant products3

 

 

 

Sites

 

3

All capacities included at 100%, including plants belonging to joint ventures

Product

Europe

North America

Asia Pacific

South America, Africa, Middle East

Annual capacity (metric tons)

Acrylic acid

X

X

X

 

1,190,000

Alkyl amines

X

X

X

 

250,000

Formic and propionic acid

X

 

X

 

255,000
150,000

Ammonia

X

 

 

 

1,525,000

Benzene

X

X

X

 

820,000

Butadiene

X

X

X

 

645,000

Butanediol equivalents

X

X

X

 

535,000

Chlorine

X

 

 

 

385,000

Ethanolamines and derivatives

X

 

X

 

400,000

Ethylene

X

X

X

 

3,375,000

Ethylene oxide

X

X

X

 

1,395,000

Formaldehyde condensate

X

 

 

 

750,000

Neopentyl glycol

X

X

X

 

165,000

Oxo-C4 alcohols (calculated as butyraldehyde)

X

X

X

 

1,495,000

PolyTHF

X

X

X

 

185,000

Propylene

X

X

X

 

2,550,000

Plasticizers

X

X

X

 

660,000

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