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Products

  • Inorganics: basic products for our Verbund and specialties for the electronic, pharmaceutical, automotive and other industries
  • Petrochemicals: broad range of basic products as well as specialties for the chemical and plastics industries, for example
  • Intermediates: most comprehensive intermediates portfolio in the world, including starting materials for coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals and crop protection products
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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

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

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

Specialties: special plasticizers such as Hexamoll® DINCH®, special acrylates

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

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

Customer industries and applications

 

Use within BASF Verbund

Specialties for the electronic, pharmaceutical, automotive and other industries

Use within BASF Verbund

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

Use within BASF Verbund

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 products 1

 

Sites

 

Product

Europe

North America

Asia Pacific

South America, Africa, Middle East

Annual capacity (metric tons)

1

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

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

 

250,000

Propylene

X

X

X

 

2,550,000

Plasticizers

X

X

X

 

660,000