Products

  • Petrochemicals: broad range of basic products as well as specialties for the chemical and plastics industries, for example
  • Monomers: inorganic basic products and specialties as well as isocyanate and polyamide for various branches, such as the plastics, construction and electronics industries
  • Intermediates: most comprehensive intermediates portfolio in the world, including precursors for coatings, plastics, textile fibers and crop protection products
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Products, customers and applications

Division

 

Products

Customer industries and applications

Petrochemicals

 

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

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

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

Monomers

 

Basic products: isocyanates (MDI, TDI), ammonia, caprolactam, adipic acid, chlorine, urea, glues and impregnating resins, caustic soda, polyamides 6 and 6,6, standard alcoholates, sulfuric and nitric acid

Specialties: Electronic chemicals, metal systems

Use within BASF Verbund

Sectors such as plastics, electronics, lumber, furniture, packaging, textile, construction, automotive and other industries

Intermediates

 

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

Specialties: specialty amines such as tert-Butylamine, gas treatment chemicals, vinyl monomers, acid chlorides, chloroformates, chiral intermediates

Use within BASF Verbund

Plastics, coatings and pharmaceutical industries, production of detergents and cleaners as well as crop protection products and textile fibers

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Production capacities of significant products1

 

Sites

 

Product

Europe

North America

Asia Pacific

South America, Africa, Middle East

Annual capacity (metric tons)

1

All capacities are included at 100%, including plants belonging to joint operations and joint ventures.

Acrylic acid

X

X

X

 

1,190,000

Alkylamines

X

X

X

 

250,000

Formic acid

X

 

X

 

255,000

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

Ethanolamine and derivatives

X

 

X

 

400,000

Ethylene

X

X

X

 

3,375,000

Ethylene oxide

X

X

X

 

1,395,000

Urea

X

 

 

 

545,000

Isocyanates

X

X

X

 

1,900,000

Caustic soda

X

 

 

 

360,000

Neopentylglycol

X

X

X

 

165,000

Oxo-C4 alcohols (measured as butyraldehyde)

X

X

X

 

1,495,000

Polyamides 6 and 6,6

X

X

 

 

720,000

Polyamide precursors

X

X

 

 

1,070,000

PolyTHF®

X

X

X

 

250,000

Propionic acid

X

 

X

 

150,000

Propylene

X

X

X

 

2,550,000

Propylene oxide

X

 

X

 

925,000

Sulfuric acid

X

 

 

 

920,000

Plasticizers

X

X

X

 

660,000