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BASF Receives Supplier Award from Tesla Motors

Oct 28, 2013

BASF Receives Supplier Award from Tesla Motors

$15,000 in Scholarships Awarded to LSU Engineering Students

Oct 14, 2013

$15,000 in Scholarships Awarded to LSU Engineering Students

MySetta Concept Car features BASF technologies and products in a fun, eye-catching way.

Sep 24, 2013

BASF Technologies Bring a Modern Twist to a Classic BMW

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

From left: Michael Malone, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, UMass Amherst; Christian Fischer, President of BASF's Advanced Materials and Systems Research; Richard McCullough, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University; and Mary C. Boyce, Professor of Engineering, Head of Department, MIT.

Mar 08, 2013

Academic Collaboration to Focus on New Materials Development for Various Industries

BASF Receives Supplier Award from Tesla Motors

Oct 28, 2013

BASF Receives Supplier Award from Tesla Motors

Today, we were honored with the Supplier Award for excellence in delivery performance from Tesla Motors. Our partnership with Tesla pushes us to create innovative products to match their industry-leading, forward-thinking approach.

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$15,000 in Scholarships Awarded to LSU Engineering Students

Oct 14, 2013

$15,000 in Scholarships Awarded to LSU Engineering Students

We are honored to award $15,000 in scholarships to six outstanding engineering students at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., as part of our Team Chemistry Scholarship Fund. "Graduates in engineering and science are essential to the success of BASF and many other industries in our region," said Tom Yura, senior vice president and manager of the BASF site in Geismar, La.

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MySetta Concept Car features BASF technologies and products in a fun, eye-catching way.

Sep 24, 2013

BASF Technologies Bring a Modern Twist to a Classic BMW

Our MySetta is based off of the 1958 BMW Isetta 250. The MySetta is a fun, eye-catching way to feature our technologies and products in a tangible form, such as paints, coated fabrics and flexible foam. The MySetta is a two-seater where you enter through the front. Our products were used to give the classic car a modern twist.

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Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

With an already strong presence in the state of Louisiana, we continue our commitment to the Pelican State with recently announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, La. Our $42 million facility will create 22 new jobs and more than 160 construction jobs.

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Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

As a result of our work developing a lighter-weight thermoplastic composite front seat pan, we recently were honored with the inaugural Altair Enlighten Award. The award was presented to our very own Martin Jung, Ph.D., senior vice president of Global Research for Structural Materials at the 2013 Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars.

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2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Dr. Martin Jung is one of the many scientists at BASF who are focused on reducing vehicle weight - not by a couple pounds, but by more than 200 pounds per vehicle - by utilizing more plastics technology. Talk about taking a load off!

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Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

Chrysler Group LLC has named us "Supplier of the Year for Sustainability and Diversity Supplier Development." "Chrysler is pleased to honor suppliers who embrace philosophies focused on social and environmental responsibility, and overall cost-effectiveness to deliver total value for our customers," said Bill Hall, director of Sustainability and Business Continuity for Chrysler Group LLC.

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From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Our first global design competition called 'sit down. move.' encouraged designers, engineers and dreamers to create innovative automotive seating solutions for the future. Announced in 2012, we asked the applicants to consider design, comfort, ergonomics, safety and weight during the design and production process. And, we were not disappointed to say the least. We had more than 170 entries from 33 countries.

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From left: Michael Malone, Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, UMass Amherst; Christian Fischer, President of BASF's Advanced Materials and Systems Research; Richard McCullough, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University; and Mary C. Boyce, Professor of Engineering, Head of Department, MIT.

Mar 08, 2013

Academic Collaboration to Focus on New Materials Development for Various Industries

We serve as a resource for our consumers by meeting their current and future needs through science and innovation. Research and development (R&D) is crucial to our strategy in accomplishing that goal. Because of this, we've launched a research initiative in partnership with Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst.

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