Dec. 3, 2014
Press Release

HPCI 2014: BASF Presents Innovative Solutions for the Latest Home Care and Personal Care Trends

  • BASF Exhibits at Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) in Istanbul at Booth 310
  • Presentation of Ingredients for Effective Cleaning Results at Low Washing Temperatures

  • New formulation concepts and ingredients for the personal care market – from anti-aging face care to hair conditioning


Nov. 26, 2014
Press Release

BASF plans major investment in pioneering superabsorbent technology

  • Investment of up to €500 million in production capacities worldwide
  • Highly innovative superabsorbent polymer SAVIVATM to be launched starting end of 2016
  • Pioneering technology platform enables more comfortable and thinner diaper designs


Oct. 27, 2014
Press Release

IFSCC 2014: BASF launches new ingredients for skin rejuvenation and sun protection

Paris, France – October 27, 2014 – Anti-aging remains a main focus in personal care business. This also applies to France, one of the most important cosmetic markets in the world. At this year’s IFSCC Congress (October 27-30) in Paris, BASF showcases new ingredients that answer to this market trend and contribute to skin rejuvenation and sun protection (booth 38).


Oct. 20, 2014
Press Release

SEPAWA Congress 2014: BASF presents new products, technologies and services

  • Innovative solutions for Home Care and Industrial & Institutional Cleaning as well as personal care applications
  • Expert information on topics from scientific research and industrial practice


Oct. 7, 2014
Press Release

BASF inaugurates chemical complex in Dahej, India

  • Production begins at BASF’s largest Indian investment to date
  • South Asia’s first MDI splitter will help make Gujarat a hub for value-adding industries
  • INR 1,000 crore investment project creates 500 direct and indirect jobs
  • Zero lost-time injuries during construction phase


Sep. 15, 2014
Press Release

BASF, Cargill and Novozymes achieved another milestone in bio-based acrylic acid

  • Success in making superabsorbent polymer from bio-based acrylic acid
  • Process selected for production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) and conversion to bio-based acrylic acid


Sep. 3, 2014
Press Release

BASF and Regional Dermatology Training Centre (RDTC) in Tanzania develop sunscreen for people with albinism

  • Local RDTC production assures the supply of sunscreen for 2,000 affected people in North Tanzania
  • BASF provides ingredients and expertise for improved sunscreen and further expansion of the station


Aug. 20, 2014
Press Release

Tinosorb® A2B receives EU approval

  • First micronized UV filter approved for use in cosmetics under the new EU Cosmetics Regulation
  • Highly efficient protection against UVAII and UVB radiation


Jun. 5, 2014
Press Release

BASF strengthens competitiveness of its Care Chemicals division

  • Set of measures to adapt to changed customer needs and market conditions
  • Optimization leads to reduction of about 120 positions globally until mid-2015


May 26, 2014

BASF presents ‘Beauty in the Raw’ at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

Exhibit will launch seven new personal care ingredients


Apr. 9, 2014
News, Press Release

BASF and Sinopec inaugurate acrylic acid and SAP plants in Nanjing, China

  • New superabsorbent polymers, acrylic acid and butyl acrylate plants serve growing demand in China market
  • Integrated production enables resource efficiency and energy conservation


Apr. 3, 2014
News, Press Release

BASF introduces innovative and efficient solutions at the INDEX 2014

  • Driving innovations – odor control and renewable based superabsorbents – for a better quality of life
  • BASF presents competencies as a full-service partner in the field of fiber bonding
  • Broad portfolio of additives and pigments for nonwovens


Apr. 1, 2014
News, Press Release

Eleven BASF sites awarded Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for cosmetic ingredients

  • BASF complies with GMP standards according to European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI)
  • Certification confirms strict control of product quality and industry hygiene in the manufacturing process
  • BASF aims to achieve GMP certifications for cosmetic ingredients production sites worldwide


Apr. 1, 2014
News, Press Release

BASF at in-cosmetics 2014 with innovative solutions for the cosmetics industry

  • Validated typology system helps define consumer personalities and their needs
  • New ingredients and concepts for personal care products that satisfy consumer demands


Apr. 1, 2014
News, Press Release

New formulation concept for hair conditioner using consumer research-based approach

  • Exclusive study data and a validated typology system allow insight into the emotional and functional needs of six consumer archetypes
  • BASF offers exceptional conditioning solutions for targeting different personality profiles


Mar. 27, 2014
Press Release

Driving a pioneering superabsorbent technology

Evaluation of investments in new and existing production sites for superabsorbent polymers


Feb. 20, 2014
News, Press Release

in-cosmetics 2014: BASF to showcase solutions that meet consumers’ emotional and functional needs

  • BASF will reveal new concepts that fulfil consumers’ emotional and functional needs
  • The BASF offering on display will feature new ingredients for various market segments
  • BASF experts will share their in-depth knowledge in workshops and innovation seminars


Feb. 17, 2014
News, Press Release

BASF launches diverse range of ingredients based on certified sustainable palm (kernel) oil

  • Most diverse portfolio of ingredients from certified sustainable palm (kernel) oil for the European home and personal care industry
  • Goal to purchase 100% of palm and palm kernel oil from certified sustainable sources by 2015


Jan. 30, 2014
Press Release

BASF to build new chelating agent plant for more sustainable detergents and cleaners

  • Facility for Trilon® M to start up in 2015
  • Investment responds to growing worldwide demand for phosphate alternatives



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