Last Update: 03/11/2010
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Part of the audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management´s Analysis

The BASF Group

The world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company

  • Six Verbund sites and approximately 380 other production sites worldwide; around 105,000 employees
  • BASF has subsidiaries in more than 80 countries
  • Ludwigshafen is the largest BASF Verbund site and where the Verbund concept was created
  • Verbund: Production plants linked intelligently to save resources and energy; Know-How and Research Verbund

Around 105,000 employees of the BASF Group help to make customers from nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world become more successful. Our portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics and specialties such as crop protection products.

Energy Verbund

Efficient use of resources

Value for BASF

up to

1.5 million metric tons

of oil equivalent saved

per year

In BASF’s Energy Verbund, production and energy needs are intelligently linked so that heat from production processes can be used as energy in other operations, thus saving both primary resources and costs.

Value for the environment


3.4 million metric tons

reduction in CO2


With the Energy Verbund, BASF reduces the use of fossil fuels and thereby also lowers CO2 emissions.
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