Tag: BASF

BASF, Estée Lauder and RSPO team with Solidaridad to promote sustainable palm in Indonesia

BASF, Estée Lauder and RSPO team with Solidaridad to promote sustainable palm in Indonesia

May 28, 2019 |

In Indonesia, BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) are partnering with the civil society organization Solidaridad to promote sustainable palm oil and palm derivatives production in the district of Waykanan, Lampung, Indonesia. The project supports independent Indonesian smallholder farmers to improve their livelihoods and their sustainable production of […]

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BASF develops process for climate-friendly methanol

BASF develops process for climate-friendly methanol

May 26, 2019 |

In Germany, with the help of BASF’s OASE gas treatment technology, no carbon dioxide should be emitted during the entire production process. The team has applied to patent a process to produce methanol without any greenhouse gas emissions. If it can be successfully implemented at an industrial scale, the entire production process – from syngas […]

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BASF to increase capacity by 20% for Alkylethanolamines

BASF to increase capacity by 20% for Alkylethanolamines

April 14, 2019 |

In Germany, BASF will increase the production capacity of Alkylethanolamines (AEOA) by 20 percent at the BASF Verbund site in Ludwigshafen. After the start-up in 2020, BASF’s global annual nameplate capacity of AEOA will be more than 110,000 metric tons per year at its production facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany; Geismar, USA; and Nanjing, China. “As […]

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BASF to expand sodium methylate production in Brazil to support biodiesel industry

BASF to expand sodium methylate production in Brazil to support biodiesel industry

April 9, 2019 |

In Brazil, BASF will increase the production capacity for its Sodium Methylate plant in Guaratinguetá, Brazil. The nameplate capacity will increase by 30%, from currently 60,000 metric tons to 80,000 metric tons. The new capacity will come onstream in 2020. Sodium Methylate is an efficient and reliable catalyst that provides a sustainable solution for the […]

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Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

Learnings from the Earnings – Who’s Up? Who’s Down?

March 23, 2019 |

The lucky 13 – with spring comes a sense of renewal and this season these lucky 13 bioeconomy bellwethers recently shared their 2018 and Q4 earnings to reveal uncertainties with trade wars, especially between the U.S. and China, some deals that fell through impacting losses, and pricing issues. But all is not lost as there […]

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BASF invests in Alchemist Accelerator for chemical industry growth

BASF invests in Alchemist Accelerator for chemical industry growth

February 23, 2019 |

In California, BASF Venture Capital is investing $2 million into Alchemist Accelerator’s fund, allocating at least half towards investments in 3D printing, agtech, material informatics, nutrition, and technology game-changers. This investment supports BASF’s strategy to leverage digital technologies to drive business growth. “Alchemist has built a strong reputation for attracting the best in the digital […]

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Carbon, concrete, cotton – BASF has it covered

Carbon, concrete, cotton – BASF has it covered

January 13, 2019 |

In Germany, BASF is off to a roaring start with its pursuit of ambitious goals and announcements of new innovations. They launched four groundbreaking projects for CO2-reduced future production processes. They advanced five new cottonseed varieties, including dicamba-tolerant varieties for enhanced weed control. They presented novel high-performance insulation in their first carbon concrete composite facade […]

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BASF starts producing EU-REDcert-methanol

BASF starts producing EU-REDcert-methanol

November 12, 2018 |

In Germany, BASF has started production of methanol on the basis of renewable raw materials according to the biomass balance approach. The product name is EU-REDcert-methanol. The company replaces fossil raw materials with second-generation renewable raw materials and uses waste as well as residual materials. As a result, BASF reduces emissions of climate-damaging greenhouse gases […]

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BASF to invest in LanzaTech an undisclosed amount

BASF to invest in LanzaTech an undisclosed amount

June 13, 2018 |

In Germany, BASF Venture Capital GmbH is to invest in LanzaTech. “LanzaTech offers a promising technology that allows currently unused industrial residue and waste streams to be recycled,” says Markus Solibieda, Managing Director of BASF Venture Capital. “We support our customers and society with chemistry that makes optimum use of available resources, and we are […]

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BASF joins RSB as newest member

BASF joins RSB as newest member

March 23, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has a new member – BASF, a multinational chemicals company. BASF brings a wealth of experience in the biochemicals sector to RSB’s membership, and they anticipate relevant impact from BASF’s input on their platform. BASF wants to contribute to a thriving world that turns residues and wastes into […]

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