BASF highlights 140th anniversary

May 2005
Southeast Farm Press;5/4/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p18
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The article presents information on one of the world's largest chemical companies, Germany-based Badische Anilin und Soda-Fabrik AG (BASF). In light of BASF's 140th anniversary, the self described "quiet company," recently sponsored a rare media tour of its research center in Raleigh. Some of the most notable agricultural products BASF produces include Clearfield, Headline and Prowl. BASF's President of agricultural products, Hans Reiners, said that 15 percent of the company's sales are directed to customers in agriculture, and noted that such activity led to the company's 1-year overall sales increase of 16 percent to $4.2 billion from 2003 to 2004.


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